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Tag: Homosexuality

We Need To Recover a Natural Understanding of Human Sexuality

July 12, 2017 15 Comments
We Need To Recover a Natural Understanding of Human Sexuality

I want to recommend a book by Daniel Mattson that can help us greatly in addressing the sexual confusion of our time, but first let’s do a quick review of where we are and what seems to be the central problem. The rise of “transgenderism” and the widespread approval of homosexual acts represent a resurgence […]

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How to Discuss Same-Sex “Marriage” With Dissenting Family Members

November 15, 2015 21 Comments
How to Discuss Same-Sex “Marriage” With Dissenting Family Members

I was out on the preaching circuit this past week and spoke at five parishes (including my own) on the biblical vision of Holy Matrimony (marriage) as set forth by God and the Church. The talks were sponsored by the pro-life group Defend Life. While I cannot succinctly reproduce the talk in today’s blog, I […]

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Some with Same-Sex Attraction Choose Celibacy – A Reflection on an Article in the Washington Post

December 14, 2014

A little over a year ago, I wrote an article asking and answering this question: What Does the Catholic Church Offer for those with Same-Sex Attraction? And the answer is, “the truth.” It is the same gift we offer anyone who will give us the gift of attention and presence. The truth, as revealed by God, […]

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Baptize but Be Discreet: On the Catholic Baptism of children presented by homosexual and other irregular parents

June 29, 2014 92 Comments
Baptize but Be Discreet: On the Catholic Baptism of children presented by homosexual and other irregular parents

There has been some interesting coverage in the news recently regarding the Church’s stance on baptizing children conceived or reared in irregular situations. In recent decades there has been an explosion in the number of children conceived and born outside of Holy Matrimony. The general approach of the Church has been to baptize these children […]

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Literally Messing with their Brain. What Recent Scientific Studies Can Teach Us About Ourselves and Raising our Children

December 9, 2013 53 Comments
Literally Messing with their Brain. What Recent Scientific Studies Can Teach Us About Ourselves and Raising our Children

In modern times there has been a tendency to downplay the differences between men and women, preferring to see whatever differences have historically existed as simply social constructs. This thinking was insisted upon by many as a kind of political correctness that must be held otherwise punishment and excoriation was sure to follow. Nevertheless, most […]

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District of Columbia Cancels Appearance of Gospel Artist due to Views on Homosexuality. Who Will be Next?

August 12, 2013 45 Comments

Homosexual activists and advocates often state that they merely want recognition and certain legal rights, and that churches and other objectors to their life style remain free to have their opinions and state them in a free culture. And any expressed fears regarding compulsory recognition or punitive measures directed against objectors are dismissed as fear […]

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Troubling Remarks From Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu Require Clarification

July 28, 2013 31 Comments
Troubling Remarks From Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu Require Clarification

Recent remarks by the retired Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu are not surprising for an Anglican prelate these days, but remain disturbing. Briefly put, the Archbishop says he would rather go to hell than go to a “homophobic heaven.”  Here’s some more complete report page of his remarks, in yesterdays Washington Times. South Africa’s iconic retired […]

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The Sin of Sodom and Gomorrah is not about “Hospitality”

December 4, 2012

Late last week on the blog the I made mention of the sins that “cry to heaven for vengeance.” The traditional list, is summarized in the Catechism which states The catechetical tradition also recalls that there are “sins that cry to heaven”: the blood of Abel, the sin of the Sodomites, the cry of the […]

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