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Fr. James Martin: Respecting Transgender People “Fairly Simple Thing to Do”

Jesuit Fr. James Martin again affirmed LGBT inclusion, saying transgender people using restrooms according to their... Read More

Fr. James Martin, LGBT Groups, Others React to Pope Francis’ “The Joy of Love”

Yesterday’s release of Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family whose title translates as The... Read More

The Catholic LGBT Stories You Found Most Interesting in 2015

As I look back on the year that is closing, I thought it might be... Read More

After Synod on the Family, Catholic Church Faced with Choice on LGBT Issues

The Synod on the Family is over and Catholics await Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on family life derived from the bishops' deliberations, curious whether it will mirror the Final Report or deviate away towards a much hoped for, more merciful approach. Read More

Remembering Fr. John McNeill, Gay Prophet and Pioneer, on All Saints' Day

John J. McNeill's canonization may be years away, but as Catholics mark today's Solemnity of All Saints, we celebrate certain he is among the saints in heaven. McNeill's passing into new life comes in a fall where the church itself is gradually dying to prejudice and misunderstanding and passing into a more inclusive life. Read More

"With All Families, Without Condemnation" (And More Synod Reactions)

“With All Families, Without Condemnation.” That was the headline last Sunday on Italy’s national Catholic... Read More

LGBT Advocates, Vatican Observers React to Synod on the Family's Final Report

Now that the Synod on the Family is concluded, much is already being written about an event The New York Times called the "most momentous, and contentious, meeting of bishops" since Vatican II. Below, Bondings 2.0 provides some early commentaries and reactions related to LGBT topics.  Read More

Pope Francis' Actions May Speak Louder Than His Words on LGBT Issues

The news that Pope Francis’ “only real audience’ (in the words of a Vatican press statement)... Read More

Commentators Analyze the Significance of Pope Francis' Meeting With Kim Davis

Yesterday’s news about Pope Francis’ meeting with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refuses... Read More

Father Martin's Viral Facebook Post on 'So Much Hatred From So Many Catholics'

Perhaps the biggest Catholic post-Supreme Court decision news is not what Catholic bishops have been... Read More