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Navigating the Difficult Passage Between Conscience and Justice

Responses to the Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision are generating a library’s worth of commentary,... Read More

Reviewing Fr. James Martin’s “Building a Bridge,” Part I

Fr. James Martin’s new book on LGBT issues, Building a Bridge, has created quite a buzz... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Trans Catholic ‘Clings to Faith’ As Church Guidance is Absent

Earlier this spring, Commonweal magazine featured a pair of articles on gender identity, titled “The Church and Transgender... Read More

Theologian’s Autobiography Explains His Gay Journey

Those who are familiar with Catholic LGBT history will remember that in 1976, Rev. John... Read More

The Church and Transgender Identity, Part 2

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 began a two-part series about Commonweal magazine’s paired feature articles about “The Church and Transgender... Read More

The Church and Transgender Identity, Part 1

Last month, one of Commonweal magazine’s cover features was a pair of articles from two theologians... Read More

"With All Families, Without Condemnation" (And More Synod Reactions)

“With All Families, Without Condemnation.” That was the headline last Sunday on Italy’s national Catholic... Read More

Final Installment of Catholic Responses to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling

Here’s what (we hope) is the final installment of immediate Catholic reactions to the Supreme... Read More

Two Archbishops' Gay-Related Stories Show How Our Church Needs to Grow

Two archbishops from the United States made headlines this week related to gay issues.  Each... Read More

Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 2

Yesterday, we introduced this two-part series on Commonweal magazine’s continued conversation about Joseph Bottum’s 2013 essay... Read More