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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

Married Gay Catholics Chosen as "Persons of the Year"

Married gay Catholics Greg Bourke and Michael DeLe­on were chosen as Persons of the Year by... Read More

NCR Editorial Raises Questions, Expresses Hope Amid Synod Survey Results

As international bishops continue releasing survey results for the Synod on Bishops on marriage &... Read More

UPDATE: USCCB Will Follow ‘Usual Process’ for Synod Consultation

Earlier today, we posted that it looked like the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)... Read More

Analyzing the Homophobia Lurking Beneath Marriage Equality Opponents’ Argument

I read lots of opinion pieces for and against marriage equality from a variety of... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: “Fun to Be Catholic Again”

In a Washington Post “On Faith” blog post  about how Pope Francis is re-shaping the Catholic Church,... Read More

March on Washington Can Teach Catholic Church About Equality

Millions of Americans marked the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on Wednesday,... Read More

Pope Francis’ Predicament with Conservative Catholics

Pope Francis is merely five months into his papacy, but he already is reversing a... Read More

Equally Blessed’s World Youth Day Pilgrims Make Headlines as Transformers

The six young Catholic LGBT pilgrims who journeyed to World Youth Day continue to make... Read More

The Pastoral Dimension of the New Boy Scout Policy on Gay Youth

The National Catholic Reporter’s columnist Father Peter Daly recently wrote a column praising this spring’s Boy... Read More