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Lawsuit Filed by Catholic Groups Against Federal Transgender Protections

Three Catholic organizations are suing the U.S. federal government over a regulation that went into effect... Read More

Fired Church Worker Shares Testimony of Faith, Parishioners’ Support

Fired for being in a same-gender marriage, church worker Michael Templeton shared his experiences of faith... Read More

Facing Violence, LGBT People Deserve Human Rights Support from Vatican

A new report powerfully revealed the scope and intensity of anti-LGBT violence and discrimination that exist in... Read More

Massachusetts Bishops Offer Temperate Response to New Transgender Law

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have offered a tempered, though not perfect, response to newly passed anti-discrimination... Read More

After Orlando, Bishops Should Cancel Fortnight for Freedom

When it comes to the mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Catholics have not only... Read More

Top Cardinal: Transgender Rights Are ‘Demonic’; Marriage Equality Is ‘Poison’

A top cardinal at the Vatican attacked transgender civil rights as “demonic” and compared marriage equality to “poison” during... Read More

North Carolina Bishop Distances Himself from HB2 Support

A North Carolina bishop has distanced himself from initial support offered by the state’s Catholic conference... Read More

Lay Catholics in Italy Split on Civil Unions Question

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 explored how Pope Francis and the Italian hierarchy have engaged that nation’s present... Read More

Papal Canonizations, Part 2: Pope John Paul II's Record on LGBT Issues

Today is canonization day for two recent popes:  John XXIII and John Paul II.  In... Read More

Catholic Hierarchy Is a Shining Light in Dark Moment for LGBT Rights in India

India’s Supreme Court reinstated a law that bans homosexuality as a “crime against nature” earlier... Read More