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The Complex and Layered Meanings in Pope Francis’ New Document

As more people begin to scrutinize Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of... Read More

On Labor Day, Let’s Remember LGBT People Fired from Catholic Institutions

Today is Labor Day in the United States, a time when we stop to celebrate... Read More

Commonweal’s Ambivalent Position on Marriage Equality

The August 16th issue of Commonweal magazine leads off with an editorial which expresses the publication’s opposition... Read More

A Catholic Conservative Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

At the end of last week, Commonweal magazine published a long essay with the provocative headline:... Read More

Equally Blessed Pilgrims Bring LGBT Faith Witness to World Youth Day

World Youth Day, the gathering of young Catholics with Pope Francis in Brazil this past... Read More

Separating Civil and Sacramental Marriage–Part 2

Yesterday, I noted that I had recently read two opposing essays on marriage equality, both... Read More

Sister Jeannine’s Debate with Bishop Thomas Paprocki on Marriage Equality

At the end of May,  New Ways Ministry’s Co-Founder Sister Jeannine Gramick participated in a... Read More

In Africa, An Archbishop Promotes and a Cardinal Decries LGBT Human Rights

Over the past week or so there has been some good news and some bad... Read More

Dominican Republic Cardinal Uses Anti-Gay Slur Against US Diplomat

A controversy is brewing in the Dominican Republic after President Obama’s choice of an openly... Read More

Reflecting on SCOTUS: Voting Rights, Marriage, the Bishops, and the Future

Catholic commentators continue to reflect upon the two Supreme Court marriage decisions this week, and... Read More