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At Five Years, U.S. Catholics Give Pope Francis Mixed Reviews on LGBT Issues

The fifth anniversary of Pope Francis' election has been a moment of reflection for Catholics and for the world on the impact this revolutionary pope has had, and that includes on LGBT issues. Today's post highlights a few commentaries published around the anniversary. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Transgender Lawmaker, Women’s Ordination Scholarship, and More

A new transgender lawmaker, a Bondings 2.0 contributor receives a scholarship, the passing of a theological giant, and a follow-up to a call for a new dialogue in the church on LGBTQ issues: you can read all about these items in today's News Notes. Read More

On New Catholic LGBT Book, Jamie Manson and Archbishop Chaput Find Common Ground

Fr. James Martin, S.J. seeks to build bridges with his new book on Catholic LGBT... Read More

Justice and Mercy Shall Kiss: Commentary and Announcement

Jamie Manson is certainly one of the best journalistic observers of LGBT issues in the... Read More

Jamie Manson: Catholic Schools Must Say "No More" in Firing of LGBT Teachers

Firing LGBT teachers from Catholic schools must stop, says a National Catholic Reporter columnist, at the same time the Archdiocese of San Francisco's disputed teaching contracts near resolution. Below, there are also additional updates in the cases of several fired church workers. Read More

Ten Years Later: Sister Jeannine and Her Documentary Keep Marching On

It’s hard to believe that it has been over ten years since In Good Conscience:  Sister... Read More

SYNOD: Great Expectations Loom for Upcoming Marriage and Family Meeting

Over the next few weeks, Bondings 2.0 will be preparing a number of posts related to the... Read More

Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 2

Yesterday, we introduced this two-part series on Commonweal magazine’s continued conversation about Joseph Bottum’s 2013 essay... Read More

Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 1

Last August, Commonweal magazine published an intriguing article entitled  “The Things We Share:  A Catholic’s Case for Same-Sex... 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