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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

Ignoring Pope Francis, US Bishops Reaffirm Their Work to Oppose Marriage Equality

It was a question asked last November, and now again this spring by those like Jesuit... Read More

U.S. Catholic Bishops Invited to New Dialogue on LGBT Issues

The U.S. Catholic bishops have been invited to open a new and more positive chapter... Read More

Archbishop Kurtz’s Election as New USCCB President Signals Ambiguous Direction for Conference

America’s Catholic bishops have spoken. Yesterday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected... Read More

As ENDA Passes to Senate, U.S. Bishops Renew Anti-LGBT Rights Campaign

On Monday evening, the US Senate voted to move the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a... Read More