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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

Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 1

Last August, Commonweal magazine published an intriguing article entitled  “The Things We Share:  A Catholic’s Case for Same-Sex... Read More

Commonweal’s Ambivalent Position on Marriage Equality

The August 16th issue of Commonweal magazine leads off with an editorial which expresses the publication’s opposition... Read More

A Catholic Conservative Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

At the end of last week, Commonweal magazine published a long essay with the provocative headline:... Read More

Students, Alumni, and Commentators Support Fired Catholic H.S. Teacher

Los Angeles’ Daily News reported: “Several hundred students, alumnae and supporters of Ken Bencomo rallied in... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Assuming Responsibility for a Vatican II Ecclesiology

With Pope Benedict XVI now formally resigned, this act is viewed by many as an... Read More

A Profound Examination of Orthodoxy & Dissent

Sometimes, it is helpful to step back from the discussion of Catholic LGBT issues and... Read More

Why Aren’t the Bishops More Persuasive?

Commonweal magazine’s November 23, 2012 issue has an excellent article entitled “Morbid Symptoms–The Catholic Right’s... Read More

Gay Boy Scout Denied Eagle Rank Sparks Reflection on Catholic Teaching

The case of a Boy Scout being denied Eagle rank because he is gay has... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Is Creationism Next?

  We’ve reported that a sociology course at the Franciscan University of Steubenville includes “homosexuality”... Read More