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After Pride Flag Rejected, Town Paints Rainbow Crosswalk Across from Catholic Offices

A Catholic school district which voted against flying Pride flags this past June will now be exposed to a splash of rainbow by the local community. Read More

Caribbean Archbishop Offers Partial Defense of Pride Month as a Social Justice Issue

The archbishop of a Caribbean nation has called gender ideology “diabolical” because, he says, it goes against the “understanding of the human person." At the same time, he acknowledged the need to stop discrimination against LGBTQ people, especially in the Caribbean.  Read More

The Strength of God’s Grace Is Sufficient! 

Like many previous perpetrations of violence against LGBTQ people everywhere, the sense of weakness, vulnerability, and helplessness that followed the events of that day remains palpable even years later. Read More

Advocates Rally After Irish Parish Forced by Archdiocese to Remove Pride Flag

Advocates for LGBTQ people are holding a solidarity vigil to support a church in Ireland that received harsh criticism on social media and a warning from the local archdiocese for flying a rainbow Pride flag. Read More

Celebrating Our Wholesome Creation in the Face of Death

Today’s reflection is by Kevin Molloy, a Bondings 2.0 contributor whose bio can be found here. Today’s liturgical... Read More

The Little Man Behind the Curtain: Uncovering the Hierarchy Behind Church Teaching

This Pride, the Friends of Dorothy see the veil being lifted on Catholic leaders and their claims to divine revelation. Read More

Celebrating Pride In a New Catholic Moment

Pride Month feels a little different this year than in the past. For one thing,... Read More

An Increasing Number of Canadian Catholic School Districts Opt to Fly Pride Flags

Readers of Bondings 2.0 will recount how, year after year, there are disputes in Canada's publicly-funded Catholic school districts about whether and how to recognize Pride Month each June. Many of these disputes center around flying rainbow flags. Thankfully, this year more districts have taken the positive step of choosing to do so, though not all. Read More

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Marks Pride by Flying Rainbow Flag in Vatican’s Backyard

The United States' embassy to the Holy See is marking Pride Month by flying a rainbow flag for the first time, a decision that has faced some criticism from Catholic politicians but is very much in keeping with President Joe Biden's agenda. Read More

Catholic Leaders, Including Bishop Stowe, Begin Pride Month with Blessing Service

Several Catholic leaders joined DignityUSA to mark the beginning of Pride Month with a prayer service focused on blessing, including one bishop. Read More