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Gay Catholic Teacher Introduces LGBTQ Examination of Collective Conscience

When a gay Catholic school teacher explored the Sacrament of Reconciliation through the lens of his childhood, his spiritual reflection became a vehicle for reframing how heterosexual and cisgender privilege operates in hindrance of creating a more inclusive space for LGBTQ Catholics. Read More

Harm, Needs, and Responsibility: Why Restorative Justice is Good News for LGBTQ Catholics

Today’s liturgical readings prompted me to think about restorative justice, and the implications it could have for LGBTQ people and the Catholic Church. Read More

INTERVIEW: Fr. James Martin on the Second Edition of “Building a Bridge”

Today, Bondings 2.0 features an interview with Fr. Martin about what has been added in the new edition, how he responds to critics, and why the book has both challenged and consoled him. Read More

World Youth Day Is a Perfect Moment for Pope Francis’ LGBT Apology

Tomorrow, Pope Francis concludes his visit to World Youth Day in Poland by celebrating a closing... Read More

Catholics Recommit to Bridge Building after Orlando Tragedy

Many bridges still need building when it comes to LGBT people, their families, and the... Read More

Pope Francis’ Call to Apologize Can Begin with Him — Or Us

Headlines celebrated Pope Francis’ recommendation that the church apologize to lesbian and gay people, as... Read More

Church Should Apologize to Gay People, Says Top Adviser to Pope Francis

The Catholic Church should apologize to lesbian and gay people for the harm it has caused... Read More