Link Added to Father Mychal Judge Sainthood Post

Mea maxima culpa! In the post sent out earlier today, I inadvertently forgot to include... Read More

New Policy Threatens to Expel Transgender Students from Catholic School

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured the story of a Catholic school that denied re-enrollment to transgender student. Today, there are two more stories of how Catholic schools are failing to provide for their LGBTQ students. Read More

Korean Cardinal Offers Limited Support for LGBQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Bill

A cardinal in South Korea has endorsed the prospect of an anti-discrimination law inclusive of sexual orientation, while at the same time, expressing concerns the bill could be a pathway for marriage equality. Read More

Court Rules for Catholic Health System’s Effort to Deny Care to Transgender Patients

In a recent ruling that continues a prolonged legal battle between the U.S. federal government and Catholic interest groups, a court has blocked a mandate for Catholic hospitals that receive federal funding to perform abortions and gender affirming surgeries. Read More

Sanctioning Priest Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs Is Like Nazism, Says Former CDF Head

The former head of the Vatican's doctrinal office has said sanctions against a Polish theologian for using anti-gay slurs are similar to practices used in Nazi Germany. Read More

Fr. Bryan Massingale Calls for LGBTQ Inclusion in the Fight Against White Nationalism

Last month, Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace movement, awarded its "Teacher of Peace" designation to Fr. Bryan Massingale, who had a message for Catholics about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Court Fines Polish Theologian for Referring to Gay Priests as “Cancerous Growth”

A court in Germany has fined a Catholic theologian in Poland for using derogatory language against gay people in a recent article series, a move that now has diplomatic implications. Read More

Catholic Nun’s Accompaniment of Transgender Community Began with a Bus Ride

A Catholic nun in India has a dignified vision for the transgender community that all started on a bus. Read More

First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly Must Include LGBTQ People, Too

The Catholic Church celebrated its first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25th, and a Catholic lesbian couple marked this occasion by reflecting on their lives as grandparents. Read More

“We Need to Talk”

So what might an adult conversation between the institutional Church and LGBTQ Catholics look like? Read More