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World Meeting of Families Video Includes Voices of Lesbian Catholic, Catholic Mother of Gay Child

Lesbian/gay stories were included in preparatory materials for the 2018 World Meeting of Families, a potential sign that this year's gathering in Dublin may be more inclusive than past events. Read More

Instructions on “Amoris Laetitia” from Malta’s Bishops Can Inform LGBT Issues, Too

Bishops in Malta have published a document on applying Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation on family... Read More

Top Vatican Official for Family Life Rebukes U.S. Bishops

Pope Francis’ top official for marriage and family issues criticized his U.S. colleagues this week for their... Read More

Pope Francis on LGBT Issues Is Out of Sync with Amoris Laetitia’s Overall Message, Say Theologians

Last week, Bondings 2.0 highlighted young theologians critical of the perceived dismissal of LGBT Catholics... Read More

Can LGBT Issues Be Included at San Diego’s Diocesan Synod?

Following Pope Francis’ lead, Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego has called a diocesan synod... Read More

“Amoris Laetitia” Is a Step in Process that Is Far From Over, Say Commentators

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured reactions to Pope Francis’ new exhortation on family, Amoris Laetitia. Below are more... Read More

Fr. James Martin, LGBT Groups, Others React to Pope Francis’ “The Joy of Love”

Yesterday’s release of Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family whose title translates as The... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Could ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Bring New Honesty to Church Teaching?

At Roman noontime, in just a few hours, Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation will be... Read More