Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The neglected Catholic teachings on same-sex attraction

Written by a woman who for years identified herself as lesbian, this is a very helpful article from Our Sunday Visitor on issues involving same-sex attraction, and the little-known teachings of the Catholic Church in this regard. "Cures"? The Church doesn't require any attempt to re-orient the person with same-sex attraction. Ostracism? Suspicion? These are unworthy of Christians (besides, how many persons with SSA are living pure and holy lives, unknown to all but God?). And yet the Church insists that calling homosexuals and others who identify along the GLBT spectrum to live chaste lives is completely consistent with respect for them as persons loved by God.
Read more here.

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