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Pope Francis Allows For Civil Unions for Lesbian and Gay Couples

A new book, Pope Francis has spoken out on a variety of topics from his... Read More

Priest: Earthquakes Are “Divine Punishment” for Civil Unions in Italy

The Vatican forcefully rejected assertions by an Italian priest that recent earthquakes in Italy are divine... Read More

Italy Is a Case Study for How the Church Can Build Up a Marriage Culture

Civil unions by same-gender couples have begun in Italy, implementing a law passed earlier this year against... Read More

Pope Francis Calls for Conscientious Objection to Officiating at Same-Sex Ceremonies

For the first time since Italy’s Parliament approved a civil unions bill for lesbian and... Read More

Despite Vatican Opposition, Italy Passes Civil Unions Bill for Lesbian and Gay Couples

In what is being referred to as a rejection of Vatican influence into Italian politics,... Read More

For LGBT Rights, Is Pope Francis a Partisan or Not?

Should the pope be political and/or partisan or not? Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico raised these questions after he... Read More

Italian Prime Minister Rebukes Cardinal Over Civil Unions Involvement

Italy’s prime minister rebuked a Catholic cardinal for his involvement in the nation’s debate over civil unions, and suggested... 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

Are Civil Unions Coming to Italy? Pope Francis & Bishops Hope Not

Italy’s Parliament began debating civil unions for same-gender couples this week. Whatever the outcome of a... Read More

Pope Francis Makes Strong Statement Opposing Marriage Equality

In what may be his most explicit rejection of the legitimacy of same-gender marriage, Pope... Read More