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Same-sex attractions: Part IV – Fidelity to both love and truth

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Homosexuality

FATHER PAUL SCALIA At the heart of all these issues is the unity of truth and love. The Courage apostolate, a support group for those with same-sex attractions, has a corresponding support group called Encourage — for the parents, siblings, children, and other relatives and friends of persons who have same-sex attractions. People with relatives …

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Same-sex attractions: Part III – The Courage apostolate

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Homosexuality

FATHER PAUL SCALIA For the past two weeks this column has set forth the Church’s teaching (which is simply the natural law) on homosexuality. We must know the doctrine and first principles in order to address this issue accurately, always keeping in mind that doctrinal and moral truth is necessary for love. We must know …

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Same-sex attractions: Part II – The Church’s pastoral response

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Homosexuality

FATHER PAUL SCALIA Many myths surround the issue of homosexuality. Some of them arise from ignorance, some from misguided compassion, and some from the misinformation and propaganda of the radical homosexual community. Last week we addressed one of the greatest myths – namely, that the Catholic Church condemns people with homosexual attractions. This is a …

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Same-sex attractions: Part I – Sexuality and Homosexuality

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Homosexuality

FATHER PAUL SCALIA One of the greatest issues before us now is that of homosexuality. The phenomenon of homosexuality is nothing new. But now we face something completely new in the history of the world: the demand that homosexual relationships be approved as normative and recognized as “marriages.” Such approval would radically change the understanding …

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“Properly interpreted, the Bible does not condemn homosexuality. Rather, it weighs against promiscuity — whether homosexual or heterosexual. Therefore, we have no reason to oppose loving homosexual relationships.”

May 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Homosexuality, Homosexuality

As homosexual activity gains greater acceptance in our culture, there’ll be more pressure among Christians to explain away the Bible’s clear prohibition against it. It’s now the standard liberal party line to claim that the Bible — when understood correctly — doesn’t disallow homosexual activity. But this claim flies in the face of clear passages …

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