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To Answer "What Is Marriage Now?" Lesbian & Gay Couples Must Be Included

These days, it is rare indeed that I read an argument about marriage equality that... Read More

SYNOD: Same-Gender Couples Mentioned in Synod Talk, But Not In a Very Positive Way

The issues of same-gender relationships made its debut at the Synod on Marriage and the... Read More

SYNOD: Theologian Argues for Bishops to Bless Same-Gender Marriages

Although there is a lot of excitement about the upcoming Vatican synod on marriage and... Read More

New Australian Archbishop Needs to Replace "Logic" With a Dose of Reality

The headline in Australia’s Star-Gazette newspaper was intriguing:  “No place for bigotry against gays in... Read More

How LGBT-Friendly Are the Appointees to the Synod on Marriage and Family?

The Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and the Family is less than one month away.  The... Read More

Louisiana Archbishop Stresses Pastoral Over Political in Marriage Case

A reporter once asked me what I thought of bishops who protest that their statements... Read More

Social Ills Linked to Marriage Equality? Really?

The new Catholic bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, spoke against marriage equality, and seemed to name... Read More

Marriage Equality Court Cases Raise Opposition from Catholic Bishops

In recent weeks, bishops and archbishops in various parts of the U.S. have been speaking... Read More

Is it Possible for Bishops to Move Away from Marriage Equality Opposition?

Last week’s appearance of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) March in... Read More

Commonweal, Catholicism, and Same-Sex Marriage, Part 2

Yesterday, we introduced this two-part series on Commonweal magazine’s continued conversation about Joseph Bottum’s 2013 essay... Read More