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As Baltimore Priest Retires, Legacy of LEAD-ing on LGBTQ Pastoral Ministry Remains

A priest within the Archdiocese of Baltimore has retired after more than a decade of leading an LGBTQ ministry in his parish. Read More

German Archbishop Set to Appoint Pastoral Minister for Berlin’s LGBTQ Community

An archbishop in Germany has promised to designate a pastoral minister to serve the LGBTQ community in his archdiocese.  Read More

Catholic Leaders Praise New Ways Ministry Statement on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

As Bondings 2.0 reported yesterday, more than 250 theologians, church leaders, writers, and scholars have endorsed a statement calling for Catholics to support LGBTQ non-discrimination protections. Read More

250+ Theologians, Church Leaders Endorse New Ways Ministry Non-Discrimination Statement

New Ways Ministry has released a theological statement supporting LGBTQ non-discrimination that was endorsed by more than 250 of the nation's leading Catholic theologians, church leaders, scholars, and writers.  Read More

Fr. Bryan Massingale Calls for LGBTQ Inclusion in the Fight Against White Nationalism

Last month, Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace movement, awarded its "Teacher of Peace" designation to Fr. Bryan Massingale, who had a message for Catholics about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Fed for the Journey 

The Bible is full of similar advice for marathons of other kinds. Countless stories tell of God preparing people before hard and holy undertakings by feeding them, often miraculously. Read More

Brazilian Priest Being Investigated for Hate Speech After Giving Anti-Gay Homily

A Brazilian Catholic priest is under investigation by state prosecutors after a video of his criticism against a gay journalist went viral. Read More

Realities of LGBTQ Injustices Should Not Lead to Despair, Says Fr. James Martin

To help better inform the church about injustices LGBTQ people face, Fr. James Martin, SJ, compiled some statistics for education. Then, he added a message of hope. Read More

Michigan Bishops Spend $240,000+ to Stop LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Effort

The Michigan Catholic Conference has funded an organization that is opposing efforts in that state to protect LGBTQ persons from discrimination. Read More

Fired Church Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against NYC Catholic School

A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage. Read More