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Hopeful Seedlings and Home Eucharists: Some Spiritual Gifts from Bondings 2.0 Readers

Earlier this month, Bondings 2.0 asked what LGBTQ-related spiritual practices and resources readers have found helpful during the coronavirus pandemic. Today's post highlights some readers' submissions for new forms of living faith and of being church. Read More

Fr. James Alison Launches New Website for LGBTQ-Inclusive Eucharistic Liturgies

Last week, Bondings 2.0 announced we would be collecting LGBTQ-related spiritual practices and resources that have been particularly meaningful or helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic when normal spiritual routines have been disrupted. One resource to share already is the website "Praying Eucharistically" newly released by Fr. James Alison, a gay theologian and prominent LGBTQ advocate. Read More

ALL ARE WELCOME: Diocese of San Diego Hosts Mass for 20th Anniversary of “Always Our Children”

A Catholic parish in San Diego hosted a special Mass recently to commemorate the 20th anniversary of "Always Our Children," the U.S. bishops' document addressed to parents with lesbian and gay children and to pastoral ministers.  Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Longer Communion Lines, When All Are Welcome

Though the Eucharist should be an unmitigated source of unity for Catholics, too often the... Read More

Parish Welcomes Lesbian Couple Back to Music Ministry with Inclusive Mass

Catholics in Ireland welcomed a lesbian couple back to their parish after a right-wing parishioner pressured the... Read More

Reflecting on ‘Coming Out’ to Celebrate National Coming Out Day

Today, October 11, is National Coming Out Day and though widespread acceptance of LGBT people... Read More

Dignity/Detroit Celebrates 39th Anniversary Amid Protests

The same weekend Catholic parents held vigil in Detroit to affirm their LGBT children’s place... Read More

NYC Catholics Denied Entrance to Church Due To ‘Dirty Hands’

Catholics in New York City held a public witness this past weekend objecting to recent... Read More

Archdiocesan Celebration Causes Split Among LGBT Catholics

Catholic LGBT advocates in Chicago are split over an invitation extended to Cardinal Francis George... Read More

London’s Archbishop Welcomes LGBT Community to a New Pastoral Home

At the beginning of January, Bondings 2.0 reported on London’s Soho Masses for the LGBT community being... Read More