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“Graciously in the Presence of Our Neighbor”: Reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

How different would our church be if we read our sacred scriptures graciously and in the presence of those whom Scripture calls us to be neighbor to—the poor, the hungry, the sick, the imprisoned, and, dare I say, the Muslim or Jewish person? Read More

On Being a Hero: Reflections for the Second Sunday of Advent

This Sunday, we’re asked to think about John the Baptist. And before Jesus was the Jesus of Nazareth whom we know and love—the one who exorcises demons, the one who heals people, the one who walks on water—Jesus was a person like you and me. Indeed, Jesus was a disciple; Jesus was an eager sidekick. And Jesus’s hero was John. Read More

Might This Be Joy: LGBTQ People’s Witness to Audacious Love

For the four Sundays of Advent, Bondings 2.0 is featuring lectionary Scriptural reflections by LGBTQ theologians and... Read More

What Pro-Gay Catholics Can Learn from Evangelicals About LGBT Issues

One of the most popular LGBT religion books to be published recently is Matthew Vines’ God and... Read More

Australia’s Catholic Prime Minister Defends Marriage Equality

As Australians cast their ballots this weekend, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s promise to pass marriage... Read More

Mexican Bishop Calls Homophobia a “Mental Illness”

A Mexican Catholic bishop who has been a strong supporter of LGBT issues has declared... Read More

Writer to Conservative Bishops: “Watch. Listen. You Might Learn Something.”

Last week, Bondings 2.0 reported on Catholic bishops’ varied responses to Pope Francis’ “Who am I to... Read More

Australian Priest Publicly Endorses the Goodness of Same-Gender Relationships

A priest in Australia is calling for public recognition of same-gender relationship and says they... Read More