Posted on 29th May Retrieved 17 September Geoffrey Macnab. The Catholic Church teaches that, as a person does not choose to be either homosexual or heterosexual, being gay is not inherently sinful.
Related Articles. Retrieved 24 September It has consumed most of academia, whole political parties, the global legal system, most of the titans of industry, a voracious media, and many Christian denominations. We could spend our time more fruitfully. Many think the words of Scripture and the Catechism are "homophobic" in their plain meaning.
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It noted the move as a "courageous act" and a "step in the right direction". Despite his call for compassion, he never stepped down from his stance that homosexuality is a moral evil. Retrieved 22 May While bishop he had blessed a homosexual union in a "service of welcoming", after the couple requested it in view of their imminent death from AIDS.
The church provides pastoral care for LGBT Catholics through a variety of official and unofficial channels that vary from diocese to diocese, and senior clergy and popes have recently begun to call for the church to do more. National Catholic Reporter. Green Party. Gallican Ambrosian Braga Mozarabic.