Some Hope But Not Much Joy for LGBT Catholics in Pope’s ‘Joy of Love’ Document

Statement of Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry,            ... Read More

Trying to Interpret the Language of the Synod

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

A Synod Discussion Asks the Question: What Is Mercy?

This post is the sixth in Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family... Read More

Now's the Time to Reflect on "What Makes a Family?"

With marriage equality now legal across the United States, but yet with so many debates... Read More

Pope's Comments on Marriage Raise Questions About His LGBT Outreach

In a style which is becoming a hallmark of his papacy, while at the same... Read More

What Makes a Catholic Family–Especially When Discord About LGBT Members Exists?

A recent piece in The New York Times asked the provocative question, “What is a Catholic... Read More

SYNOD: Belgian Bishop's Hope: Restore Conscience to Its Rightful Place

Yesterday we saw a theologian’s hopes for the synod: that the bishops might be open... Read More

How LGBT-Friendly Are the Appointees to the Synod on Marriage and Family?

The Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and the Family is less than one month away.  The... Read More

Signs of Openness on LGBT and Marriage Issues from Two European Church Leaders

Two European prelates have made statements recently which point, once again, toward a more open... Read More

German Bishops Admit Most Catholics View Sexual Teachings Unrealistic and 'Merciless'

In a groundbreaking move, Germany’s bishops have released results from a survey conducted for next... Read More