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While Oakland Diocese Relaxes Teacher Contract, San Francisco Tightens Theirs

Two dioceses on either side of the San Francisco Bay have taken different approaches to... Read More

The Best Catholic LGBT News of 2014

As the year 2014 comes to a close, Bondings 2.0 takes a look back at the... Read More

Louisiana Archbishop Stresses Pastoral Over Political in Marriage Case

A reporter once asked me what I thought of bishops who protest that their statements... Read More

Is it Possible for Bishops to Move Away from Marriage Equality Opposition?

Last week’s appearance of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) March in... Read More

Religious and Political Leaders Ask Archbishop to Stay Away from NOM

Today, Catholics in the Archdiocese of San Francisco will be visiting several parishes to ask... Read More

San Francisco’s Archbishop Says Dialogue with LGBT People Can “Tenderize” Us

There has been much talk about Pope Francis’ re-framing of LGBT issues in the church,... Read More

As ENDA Passes to Senate, U.S. Bishops Renew Anti-LGBT Rights Campaign

On Monday evening, the US Senate voted to move the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a... Read More

Writer to Conservative Bishops: “Watch. Listen. You Might Learn Something.”

Last week, Bondings 2.0 reported on Catholic bishops’ varied responses to Pope Francis’ “Who am I to... Read More

U.S. Bishops on Pope Francis’ Gay-Positive Comments–Part 2

Yesterday, we posted comments from bishops and dioceses that tended to downplay Pope Francis’ gay-positive... Read More

After SCOTUS, Shifts to State Level Struggles Begin

Catholic responses to Wednesday’s Supreme Court decisions around marriage equality continue from politicians, pundits, and... Read More