Beyond Pope Francis, What Else Has Been Happening in Catholic LGBT News?

Pope Francis’ document Amoris Laetitia has dominated Catholic LGBT news since its publication on April 8th. Everyone, it seems, is weighing in about the 250+ page document. You can access Bonding 2.0’s coverage of the document and selected reactions here. But there has been…

World Deserves More Than Rumors About the French Ambassador to the Vatican

Two weeks ago, on April 12th, we published a post with the headline “Did the Vatican Reject France’s Openly Gay Ambassador?” which noted that the Vatican has yet to credential a new French ambassador who is openly gay. Speculation abounded around the…

Catholicism, Employment, & LGBT Issues

Employees of Catholic Institutions Who Have Been Fired, Forced to Resign, Had Offers Rescinded, or Had Their Jobs Threatened Because of LGBT Issues (Includes Dioceses with New Restrictive Contract Clauses, Positive Responses, Updates on Legal Cases, and Resources)  (updated November 4, 2016)  Compiled by…

Did the Vatican Reject France’s Openly Gay Ambassador?

Did Pope Francis reject an ambassador because he is an openly gay man? News reports that this is true are spreading quickly, but due caution is necessary before conclusions can be drawn. If true, however, this is a troubling sign for a pope who, so far, has a pretty good record on LGBT issues.…