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Bishop Says 700+ People in Diocese Left the Church After Vatican Blessings Ban

A bishop has reported that more than 700 people left his diocese in the wake of the Vatican ban on blessing same-gender couples. Read More

Bishop Is “Ashamed” of Church, Apologizes for Vatican’s Ban on Same-Gender Blessings

Bishops in Belgium have affirmed a member of their episcopate who expressed his disagreement with the Vatican over church blessings for same-gender couples, which Rome banned on Monday. Meanwhile, in Germany, support for LGBTQ inclusion continues to grow, too. Read More

In Advent Lessons, Bishops Reflect on Waiting, Flesh, and Facts

Advent is frequently a time for bishops to release pastoral letters and other documents to... Read More

Bishop Bonny: Better the Synod Say Nothing on Gay Marriage Than Something Bad

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Allowing Local Strategies Sounds Like a Good Idea–Except If You're in Newark

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

SYNOD 2015: Cardinal Marx's New Approach to Lesbian & Gay Relationships

One of the strongest pro-gay voices to emerge at the synod in October 2014 was... Read More

Belgian Bishop's Call to Bless Gay & Lesbian Couples Elicits Positive Feedback

Response to Bishop Johan Bonny’s historic call for the Catholic Church to recognize and bless... Read More

In Historic First, Belgian Bishop Calls Church to Bless Lesbian & Gay Couples

For the first time in known history, a Roman Catholic bishop has explicitly called for... Read More

SYNOD: Belgian Bishop's Hope: Restore Conscience to Its Rightful Place

Yesterday we saw a theologian’s hopes for the synod: that the bishops might be open... Read More