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Conscience, Yes. But a Common Understanding of It in the Age of Pope Francis? Not Yet.

Be sure to vote for the Best and Worst Catholic LGBT News of 2016. You can... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: On Church Gatekeepers

Bondings 2.0 has reported on the Vatican-level debate between four cardinals, led by Cardinal Raymond... Read More

Top Vatican Official for Family Life Rebukes U.S. Bishops

Pope Francis’ top official for marriage and family issues criticized his U.S. colleagues this week for their... Read More

Are Debates over Pope Francis’ “The Joy of Love” a Healthy or Harmful Sign?

Three months after its release, how to interpret and implement Amoris Laetitia remains one of the most contested... Read More

Catholics React Swiftly and Strongly to Archbishop’s Restrictive Guidelines

Pastoral guidelines excluding LGBT people from church ministries and encouraging same-gender couples and others to refrain... Read More

Cardinal Schönborn: “Amoris Laetitia” Evolves Catholic Doctrine on Family Life

A top cardinal who was closely connected to Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris... Read More

Archbishop Chaput’s Pastoral Restrictions Are a Losing Strategy

The following is a statement of Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director, released on... Read More

New Guidelines Ban LGBT People from Parish Ministries

In new guidelines, Philadelphia’s archbishop has banned people in same-gender relationships from pastoral or liturgical... Read More

U.S. Bishops’ Working Group May Dull “Amoris Laetitia” Impact

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia will head a working group tasked with “furthering the reception... Read More

Pope Francis on LGBT Issues Is Out of Sync with Amoris Laetitia’s Overall Message, Say Theologians

Last week, Bondings 2.0 highlighted young theologians critical of the perceived dismissal of LGBT Catholics... Read More