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Many Gifts Were Lost When Gay Pastoral Minister Was Forced to Resign

More details have emerged about how much the church has lost because of Aaron Bianco's forced departure. Before resigning, Bianco was wildly successful at his job -- at which he’d only been employed for two and a half years. Read More

Bishop Rejects Claims of Gay Subculture in Diocese, But Falls Short of Universal Denial

The bishop of San Diego has rejected parishioners' claims that a gay subculture exists among the diocese's priests and seminarians and refused to blame the clergy sexual abuse scandal on gay priests. Read More

Gay Pastoral Minister Resigns Because of Fear for His Safety

The movement to expel LGBT church workers from their jobs has reached a new low, as a pastoral minister in San Diego was forced to resign from his job because of fear for his safety. Read More

ALL ARE WELCOME: Diocese of San Diego Hosts Mass for 20th Anniversary of “Always Our Children”

A Catholic parish in San Diego hosted a special Mass recently to commemorate the 20th anniversary of "Always Our Children," the U.S. bishops' document addressed to parents with lesbian and gay children and to pastoral ministers.  Read More

Bishop McElroy: Right Wing Attacks on LGBT Issues a “Wake-Up Call” for Catholics

Right wing attacks on Jesuit  Fr. James Martin’s views on LGBT issues should be a... Read More

Catholic Groups Object to Bishop Paprocki’s Anti-Gay Decree

Weeks after an Illinois bishop announced pastoral guidelines that bar people in same-gender marriages from... Read More

New Catholic LGBT Book Is Praised by High Church Leaders

A new Catholic book on LGBT issues, whose main text is based on a talk... Read More

Allowing Lent to Disrupt Our Lives and Renew the World

For Ash Wednesday and the Sundays of Lent, Bondings 2.0 is presenting spiritual reflections from a diverse... Read More

San Diego’s Diocesan Synod on Family Touches on LGBT Topics–Part II

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 reported on how LGBT topics were addressed at San Diego’s diocesan synod on the... Read More

San Diego’s Diocesan Synod on Family Touches on LGBT Topics–Part I

One of the leading U.S. examples of Pope Francis’ style of church leadership is San... Read More