Chapter 9: Homesexuality and the Catholic Church
Homosexuality and the Catholic Church
Film Focus: Jason Evert broaches the thorny issue of the Church’s teaching on homosexuality in this short video. He addresses the issue from a place of compassion trying to show how a person with homosexual tendencies can live a full and loving life while following the Church teachings in this area.
Text Focus: Pages 324, 330
- Does the Church hate people who have homosexual tendencies? Explain your answer.
- What are the two options that the world gives to people who identify as homosexual?
- What is the third option that the Catholic Church offers?
- Are sex and love synonymous? Why or why not?
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