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Welcoming Parish Is “Balm Within a Church That Continues to Wound,” Writes Jason Steidl

“As a gay man, it often feels impossible to remain Catholic,” writes theologian Jason Steidl in a "Commonweal" article which is part of the magazine’s series on contemporary U.S. Catholicism, "The American Parish Today." Read More

LGBTQ Group to Hold Welcoming Dance After Being Banned from St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Pride Center of Staten Island announced it would be having a “Gay St. Patrick’s Dance” this coming Saturday after having been banned from marching in the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day parade. Read More

New York City Catholics Welcome World Pride with Full Month of LGBTQ Programs

Pride controversies involving Catholics have continued all month, but theologian Fr. Bryan Massingale has written about how Pride is very much in keeping with the Church's social teachings. And New York City Catholics are living that out with a whole series of programs for World Pride this month. Read More

AIDS Memorial in New York May Be Dismantled Due to Parish Closing

A Catholic parish in New York City that contains the one of the first public... Read More

Executive Order 50: The Battle Between Two New York Dioceses Over Gay Rights

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

Fr. Dan Berrigan’s (Forgotten) Ministry to LGBT Catholics at the Church’s Margins

When Father Daniel Berrigan passed away in late April, tributes and anecdotes poured out about... Read More

LGBT Irish-Americans Finally Fully Welcomed to NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  When the St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off in New York City tomorrow, it... Read More

St. Patrick's Day Parade's LGBT Decision Irks Church Traditionalists

Fallout from the decision to allow an openly LGBT group to march in New York’s... Read More

Remembering a More Positive Catholic Tradition Toward LGBT People

A somewhat minor news item spoke volumes to me about the important history of a... Read More

Catholic Pastor Explains Why He Marched in Pride Parade

Last month,  we reported on Catholic faith communities marching in LGBT Pride marches in Portland,... Read More