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Will Sexual Orientation Derail Canonization for Fr. Mychal Judge?

As regular readers of Bondings 2.0 may be aware, New Ways Ministry has launched a campaign to find people who knew Fr. Mychal Judge, OFM, the New York City Fire Department Chaplain who died in the World Trade Center Attacks on 9/11.  The purpose is finding such people is to assist a Vatican researcher who is exploring the canonization of this Franciscan priest who ministered to many marginalized communities, including LGBT Catholics. This campaign hit a little bump in the road last month . . . . Read More

Of Church Firings, Catholic Columnist Asks: “Have you left no sense of decency?”

In calling the “outing” of LGBT church workers so that they will be fired a... Read More

Bishops’ Employment Action Against Editor Has Troubling Consequences for U.S. Church

More than sixty church workers have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes since 2008, but the recent news... Read More

Fr. James Martin, LGBT Groups, Others React to Pope Francis’ “The Joy of Love”

Yesterday’s release of Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family whose title translates as The... Read More

Catholics Plan Sunday Rally to Support Fired Gay Cantor

Catholics near Washington, D.C. will rally this weekend in support of fired church worker Jeffrey Higgins,... Read More

Catholics Continue to React to Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling

Bondings 2.0 is continuing its coverage on the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality.  We... Read More

SYNOD: Two Cardinals Make Opposite Statements about Lesbian and Gay People

ROME, Italy–At the synod on Friday, a German cardinal made a plea for recognizing the... Read More

Is it Possible for Bishops to Move Away from Marriage Equality Opposition?

Last week’s appearance of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) March in... Read More

Catholic Schools Week Calls Us to Reflect on Fair Employment for LGBT Educators

We are in the middle of Catholic Schools Week here in the U.S., a time... Read More

Writer to Conservative Bishops: “Watch. Listen. You Might Learn Something.”

Last week, Bondings 2.0 reported on Catholic bishops’ varied responses to Pope Francis’ “Who am I to... Read More