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Catholic Responses Limited on U.S. Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Ruling

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, concerning a baker who refused services to a same-gender couple. Normally, shortly after a significant event like the ruling, Bondings 2.0 compiles responses from Catholic individuals, organizations, and other relevant voices. But we have not published such a post until now as we expected more responses than the few published. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Theologian Says U.S. Courts Must Find “Judicial Clarity” on Religious Liberty

Religious liberty is among the most disputed areas when it comes to LGBT issues in the United States today. LGBT-negative elements have attempted use religious liberty to justify and make legal their discrimination against LGBT people, while advocates for LGBT equality have pushed back. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, 1,300 Faith Leaders File Brief in LGBT Non-Discrimination Court Case

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Though conservatives claim this case is about religious liberty, some 1,300 faith leaders have spoken out saying it is really about anti-LGBT discrimination. Read More

Transgender Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Refusing to Treat Him

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing a Catholic hospital on behalf of a... Read More

Lawsuit Filed by Catholic Groups Against Federal Transgender Protections

Three Catholic organizations are suing the U.S. federal government over a regulation that went into effect... Read More

Theologians: Catholics Have “Civil Rights Imperative” to Seek LGBT Protections

Two theologians from Creighton University have called for Catholics to support LGBT non-discrimination protections in a... Read More

Justice Antonin Scalia Misusing Catholic Faith to Promote Anti-Gay Bias

Just weeks ago, Pope Francis shook up the Catholic Church with a wide-ranging and welcome... Read More

Bishops Try to Stem Marriage Equality’s Spread in the U.S.

As marriage equality becomes an emerging reality in the United States, opponents are employing new... Read More

Excommunicated Priest Suing Diocese is Inspired by Pope Francis

Excommunicated this spring for making public comments in support of LGBT people, Robert Francisco Daniel... Read More

Carla Hale Settles with Diocese of Columbus in Discriminatory Firing

Lesbian educator Carla Hale, who was fired from a Catholic high school earlier this year,... Read More