New Ways Ministry Responds to Interfaith Statement Denying Transgender Experience

A negative statement on gender identity from 20 U.S. religious leaders shows the continued ignorance of gender awareness that exists among people who shape church teaching and policy.  Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: U.S. Bishops Were Virtually Silent on Trump

In a scathing essay which excoriates Catholics who supported Donald Trump for U.S. President, Boston... Read More

Prayer Vigil Will Remember Orlando Victims & Call on Bishops to Speak Out

LGBT Catholics and their supporters will gather in vigil at the U.S. Bishops Conference November... Read More

Bishops Criticize Vice President Joe Biden for Officiating Same-Gender Marriage

Vice President Joe Biden has been criticized by U.S. bishops for officiating at a same-gender... Read More

In Orlando’s Wake, Catholic Ministry Calls on Church Leaders to Condemn Anti-LGBT Violence

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

Will Language Be the Only Thing That the Synod Updates?

This post is the fifth in Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Baptisms, Hermits, Movie, and Protests

Here are some items that you might find of interest: 1)  At an ordination in Rome,... Read More

Bishops' Meeting Spotlights Tensions About Pope Francis and LGBT Issues

Though the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Baltimore this week has not produced anything substantial in... Read More

Archbishop Kurtz’s Election as New USCCB President Signals Ambiguous Direction for Conference

America’s Catholic bishops have spoken. Yesterday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected... Read More

Courage Ministry Instituted in Archdiocese of Louisville

The Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, has instituted a Courage ministry which is intended to help... Read More