Jesuit H.S. Denies Teacher Was Fired Because He Is Gay

A Jesuit high school in Chicago is denying allegations it fired a gay teacher because... Read More

Court: Church Legally Justified in Firing of Gay Church Worker in Chicago

In a ruling released last week, a federal judge has said a Catholic parish was... Read More

Fired Church Worker’s Lawsuit May Proceed Against Archdiocese, Court Rules

A federal court in Chicago has ruled that a fired gay church worker’s discrimination case against... Read More

Archbishop Cupich: Respect Lesbian and Gay People's Consciences

Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago again defended the primacy of conscience regarding LGB people in an interview, striking too against those who seek to deny Communion to certain Catholics. Read More

Church Worker Firing Challenges Chicago's Archbishop Cupich to Practice What He Preaches

A second church worker in Chicago has claimed he was fired for being gay, according to a complaint filed against the archdiocese. This firing challenges the Pope Francis-like record of Archbishop Blase Cupich. Read More

Cupich: Synod Would Have Gained from Hearing from Lesbian and Gay Couples

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

Chicago's New Archbishop Cupich Encourages Protections for All Families

Whether or not Cupich is "America's Pope Francis" remains to be seen, but what is clear is his leadership in Chicago signals a new direction for the American church.  Read More

There May Be Brighter Days Ahead for LGBT Issues in Chicago Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Chicago is expected to announce its ninth archbishop at 9:30am this morning,... Read More

Fired Gay Musician's Meeting with Cardinal Shows Catholic Split on LGBT Issues

Fired church worker Colin Collette will not be returning to his job, even after meeting with... Read More

Pope Francis’ Words Swayed Illinois Lawmakers to Support Marriage Equality

This week, Illinois became the 15th state to pass marriage equality legislation, and it’s becoming... Read More