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South African Archbishop Says Church “Should Be Home for Gay People”

A South African bishop offered welcoming words to lesbian and gay people in a recent interview, saying the Church "should be home for gay people." Read More

Diocese Defends Guidelines on Denying Funerals to Married Lesbian/Gay Catholics

LGBT advocates have sharply criticized guidelines from the Diocese of Madison that would bar married lesbian/gay Catholics from receiving funerals in the church, prompting a defense from Bishop Robert Morlino and the Diocese. Read More

Catholic Lesbian Preaches for “Catholic Women Preach” Series

Catholic Women Speak, an initiative which promotes preaching by women through an online video series, invited a married lesbian Catholic woman to offer a reflection on this Sunday's readings. Here is what she had to say about struggling with church teaching and Germany's new marriage equality law....  Read More

Always Our Children: 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago today, on October 1, 1997, the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family issued "Always Our Children: A Pastoral Message to Parents of Homosexual Children AND Suggestions for Pastoral Ministers." What did this document contribute to the discussion of LGBT issues in the Catholic Church? And what is its impact today? Read More

“Going to Wings”: A Catholic Lesbian’s Memoir of Coming Out

Today’s post is from guest blogger Sandra Worsham, author of  Going to Wings, the memoir... Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: DignityUSA Issues Guidelines for Holy Unions

“This Month in Catholic LGBT History” is Bondings 2.0’s  feature to educate readers of the rich history—positive and... Read More

Scottish Parish Announces “All Gay Catholics Are Accepted and Welcomed”

A Catholic parish in Scotland made a splash on social media recently when it posted... Read More

A Pastoral Approach to the Celibacy vs. Relationship Debate

In London’s Catholic Herald, Msgr. Keith Barltrop offers sound advice to pastoral ministers working with lesbian... Read More

New Study Examines Religious Acceptance of LGBT Equality

I was all ready to say “Ho-hum” when I read the opening paragraphs of a Huffington... Read More

Catholics Angered by Bishop’s Attempt to Exclude Lesbian and Gay Couples

Catholics have reacted strongly against Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s decree prohibiting people in same-gender marriages from... Read More