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Theologian: Archdiocese Defending Harassment Against Gay Worker “Reeks of Hypocrisy”

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 reported on the lawsuit of a church worker fired over his same-gender marriage that was reinstated on the grounds of a hostile work environment. Today's post features a recent commentary by theologian Patrick Hornbeck. Read More

Why Pope Francis Was Missing From the Fulton Case

One major figure in the tortuous saga of the Roman Catholic Church’s relationship with the LGBTQ+ community was noticeably absent from the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday: Pope Francis. Read More

Experts Warn of Consequences for LGBTQ Church Workers After Supreme Court Ruling

". . . religious freedom is a world of permitted and funded discrimination." Read More

Catholic Responses Limited on U.S. Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Ruling

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, concerning a baker who refused services to a same-gender couple. Normally, shortly after a significant event like the ruling, Bondings 2.0 compiles responses from Catholic individuals, organizations, and other relevant voices. But we have not published such a post until now as we expected more responses than the few published. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Theologian Says U.S. Courts Must Find “Judicial Clarity” on Religious Liberty

Religious liberty is among the most disputed areas when it comes to LGBT issues in the United States today. LGBT-negative elements have attempted use religious liberty to justify and make legal their discrimination against LGBT people, while advocates for LGBT equality have pushed back. Read More

Have We Painted Pope Francis’ Gay Comments Too Optimistically?

This week has been a heady one, with hopes and dreams of a more LGBT-inclusive... Read More