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

What Makes a Family Holy?

The Feast of the Holy Family, celebrated today,  focuses our Christmas celebrations around three people.... Read More

Immaculate Conception Feast Reminds Us Our Lives & Beliefs Shape the Church

There’s probably not a more Catholic feast day in the liturgical calendar than the Feast... Read More