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Group Investigating Cardinals Says Rumors of Homosexuality Will Be “Noted Very Carefully”

A rightwing Catholic group has announced its intention to investigate Catholic cardinals ahead of the next papal conclave, saying it will be "noted very carefully" in reports if a cardinal is considered to be gay. Read More

Catholics Reject Bishops’ Claim that Gay Priests a Cause of Sexual Abuse

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 covered recent comments by several U.S. bishops that strove to link homosexuality with clergy sexual abuse. Today's post offers commentaries from Catholics who either pushed back against such bishops or who have offered a more positive assessment about gay priests and the abuse crisis. Read More

Pope Francis Seemingly Re-Affirms Ban on Gay Men in Priesthood

Where does Pope Francis really stand on homosexuality? That question is raised in a new way after news both that he affirmed a gay man’s sexual identity as created by God while concurrently warning against gay men entering the priesthood. Read More

Gay Priest’s Story Is Evidence of the Need to Do Authentic Ministry

An openly gay priest has shared more details about his coming out story, a reminder of how important it is to do ministry authentically. Read More

Fr. Gregory Greiten Shares His Coming Out Story & the Gifts of Gay Priests

Today, we share the story of Fr. Gregory Greiten who recently came out as gay, and who gave a homily focusing on the gifts of gay priests in the context of Advent: integrity, honesty, and authenticity. Read More

Archbishop Expresses Support for Priest Who Came Out as Gay

A Wisconsin archbishop has expressed support for a priest in his archdiocese who came out as gay this past weekend. Read More

Gay Priest Comes Out to Parishioners’ Standing Ovations

A Catholic priest came out as gay to his parishioners at Mass this past weekend, drawing a standing ovation that is similar to what many gay priests have experienced when they came out publicly. Read More

Controversy at Irish Seminary Prompts Conversation on Gay Priests

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 13, 2016 This summer’s controversy at Ireland’s national seminary... Read More

Amid Increasing Tensions, LGBT Group in Mexico Outs Allegedly Gay Priests

A leading LGBT organization in Mexico publicly named nearly forty Catholic priests and religious as... Read More

Community Rallies to Support Fr. Warren Hall

By Glen Bradley, New Ways Ministry, September 25, 2016 Catholics and other members of the... Read More