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With God All Things ARE Possible!

A year has now passed since that day, and I reflect on what’s changed since that beautiful Pride Mass at which I preached. Read More

Leading Theology Society Calls on U.S. Bishops to Reconsider Its Anti-LGBTQ+ Efforts

A leading organization for Catholic theologians has approved a resolution affirming its support for LGBTQ+ people and calling on church leaders to roll back their efforts against equality. Read More

Georgetown Students Protest Anti-Transgender Catholic Group’s Campus Presence

When a group of anti-transgender protestors arrived at the front gates of Georgetown University this past semester, students quickly organized an impromptu counter-protest to support trans students Read More

Italian Archdiocese Permits Confirmation of Transgender Catholic Under New Name

An Italian diocese has permitted the Confirmation of a transgender person with the priest who celebrated the sacrament saying, "everyone has a place in the house of God." Read More

Catholic Mother with Transgender Child Writes on Fears of Returning to Church

A Catholic parent of a transgender person is hesitant about stepping back into her parish after shifting to virtual services during the pandemic. Read More

Some German Catholics Insist Reform Discussions Include Gender Identity and Polyamory

As Bondings 2.0 readers know well by now, German Catholics continue to lead on LGBTQ equality in the church. Today's post features several updates from the country. Read More

New Memoir Connects Non-Binary Poet’s Experiences to the Message of Easter

A new memoir by a trans/non-binary poet who grew up in a deeply conservative Catholic community tells a story of rebirth that connects LGBTQ reality to the message of Easter. Read More

Letting the Kin-dom of God Shine Brightly with the Light of Transgender Visibility

“Bless me Father, for I have sinned,” I nervously spoke to the priest sitting next to me. He nodded and waited for me to continue, but suddenly my tongue felt foreign in my mouth Read More

Transgender Catholics’ Pains and Joys Highlighted in New Profile

For transgender Catholics, the church is often a source of both deep pain and profound joy, according to an Associated Press profile of several transgender Catholics in the United States. Read More

U.S. Bishops Conference Seeks Limits on Protections for Transgender Patients

U.S. bishops joined religious and political groups in seeking to stop proposed non-discrimination guidelines designed to protect transgender patients from discrimination. Read More