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After Orlando, Bishops Should Cancel Fortnight for Freedom

When it comes to the mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Catholics have not only... Read More

Fr. James Martin: Respecting Transgender People “Fairly Simple Thing to Do”

Jesuit Fr. James Martin again affirmed LGBT inclusion, saying transgender people using restrooms according to their... Read More

Bishops’ Employment Action Against Editor Has Troubling Consequences for U.S. Church

More than sixty church workers have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes since 2008, but the recent news... Read More

Theologians: Catholics Have “Civil Rights Imperative” to Seek LGBT Protections

Two theologians from Creighton University have called for Catholics to support LGBT non-discrimination protections in a... Read More

Head of Catholic News Service Resigns After Right-Wingers Complain

The head of Catholic News Service (CNS), a news organization owned by the United States Conference... Read More

Will U.S. Bishops Finally Affirm Pope Francis' Agenda This Week?

U.S. bishops will gather for their fall plenary next week, the outcomes of which will clearly indicate whether they are finally ready to affirm Pope Francis' agenda or pursue more of the same. Either way, decisions made in Baltimore will impact LGBT Catholic issues in this country for the next several years. So what is at stake? Read More

Father Martin's Viral Facebook Post on 'So Much Hatred From So Many Catholics'

Perhaps the biggest Catholic post-Supreme Court decision news is not what Catholic bishops have been... Read More

"Francis Bishops" Question U.S. Church's Priorities, But Is This Real Change?

Rare public discussions erupted at the U.S. bishops' spring meeting, as newly appointed prelates questioned whether the bishops' recent priorities aligned with Pope Francis. Though a hopeful sign, other events raises questions about whether the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' is really changing. Read More

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? U.K. Bishops Open Dialogue; U.S. Bishops Should Do the Same

“WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” is  Bondings 2.0’s series on how Catholics–the hierarchy and laity–can... Read More

Bishops' Meeting Spotlights Tensions About Pope Francis and LGBT Issues

Though the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Baltimore this week has not produced anything substantial in... Read More