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What I Learned From Observing the Synod on Marriage and Family

Below is a postscript to Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family in... Read More

Pope Francis' Concluding Synod Speech Stresses Mercy Above Law

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Synod Final Report: Not Much Is Said, But A Lot Has Changed

The following is a statement of Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director, on the final... Read More

Bishop Bonny: Better the Synod Say Nothing on Gay Marriage Than Something Bad

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Why Didn't the Synod Have a More Robust Discussion of LGBT Issues?

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

SYNOD 2015: Reading Tea Leaves As the End Approaches

In just a few days, the Synod on the Family will conclude after three weeks of deliberations. What outcome or impact all of this will have in the church as the bishops depart Rome and return to their local churches is less apparent. Read More

Not All Synod Bishops Agree That a Change in Language Would Be Helpful

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Cardinal Gracias to LGBT People: 'Church Embraces You, Wants You, Needs You'

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Cupich vs. Chaput: Examining the Tensions in the Synod

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Challenges of Reporting from the Synod: Homophobic Statements, Leaked Documents, the Rumor Mill, and How to Keep Up With It All

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More