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Pope Francis’ Bold Tweet and Other Synod News Notes

"This Synod is intended to be a sign of the Church that truly listens and that doesn’t always have a ready-made answer." Read More

Reviewers Offer More Varied Reactions to Fr. James Martin’s Book, “Building a Bridge”

More than a year after first publishing Building a Bridge on LGBT issues in the Catholic Church, Fr. James Martin, SJ's book has continued to stir conversation. Today's post highlights a few more reactions with links provided for further reading. Read More

Cupich vs. Chaput: Examining the Tensions in the Synod

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Italian Bishops' Conference Head Calls for Dialogue Without "Taboo"

The world synod on marriage and the family, scheduled at the Vatican in October 2014,... Read More

Pope Francis’ Predicament with Conservative Catholics

Pope Francis is merely five months into his papacy, but he already is reversing a... Read More

Are LGBT Catholics At Home In the Church?

David Gibson of Religion News Service This spring, several Catholic bishops made positive comments about... Read More

Rep. Paul Ryan Endorses LGBT Adoption, While Newt Gingrich Digs In Against Equality

As marriage equality becomes law in state after state, related legal matters like adoption rights... Read More

Gay Catholic Man Rejected from Parish Ministry Delivers 18,000 Signature Petition to Local Bishop

After Nicholas Coppola was removed from parish ministry for marrying his husband, many rushed to support... Read More

Analysis of Dolan’s Easter Message of Welcome–And Why It Was Indeed a Miracle

This week began with Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s statement of pastoral outreach to lesbian and gay... Read More

Sensational Headlines that Gays Pushed the Pope Out of Office Mask the Real Scandal of Vatican Affairs

A news story that sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown novel has been... Read More