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Former Irish President Condemns Courage International as “Machiavellian”

Ireland’s former president, Mary McAleese, recently issued a round condemnation of the anti-gay Catholic organization, Courage International. McAleese called the group, which believes all LGBTQ identities stem from psychological disorders, “Machiavellian, dangerous, and deliberately specious.” Read More

Seton Hall Removes Link to Courage from Website

After pushback from a student, Seton Hall University has removed a link to Courage International from its website.  Read More

Scotland Diocese Defends Links to “Ex-Gay” Therapy Resources on Website

Church officials in Scotland are defending the posting of "ex-gay" therapy resources on a diocesan website, raising anew many Catholic leaders' problematic and ambiguous stance to this horrible practice. Read More

The Courage to Be Me

I first attended a Courage meeting when I was 24 years old and a student in the Master of Theological Studies program at the University of Notre Dame.I was told I could find like-minded Catholics to support me in the struggle against my sexuality.  Read More

A Pastoral Approach to the Celibacy vs. Relationship Debate

In London’s Catholic Herald, Msgr. Keith Barltrop offers sound advice to pastoral ministers working with lesbian... Read More

A Question of Language: ‘Same-Sex Attraction’ vs. ‘Gay or Lesbian’

The National Catholic Reporter (NCR) recently featured an interview with Fr. Philip Bochanski, the new... Read More

A Woman of Courage Brings Emmanuel, “God With Us”

For the four Sundays of Advent, Bondings 2.0 is featuring lectionary Scriptural reflections by LGBTQ theologians and... Read More

Baltimore Parish Deserves Praise, Not Accusation, for Pride Month Celebration

I generally don’t like to criticize other bloggers, but when a gay-friendly Catholic parish has... Read More

Courage Workshops Face Protests in Detroit and Santa Rosa

Catholics in Detroit braved the cold to protest Courage International’s presence at a local seminary,... Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Was Banning the Legion of Mary the Best Possible Response to Their Anti-Gay Message?

A state-run university in Ireland has banned a campus chapter of the Legion of Mary... Read More