Your Life in Christ: Foundations in Catholic Morality (Third Edition)

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

Discussion Questions:

  1. Does the Church hate people who have homosexual tendencies? Explain your answer.
  2. What are the two options that the world gives to people who identify as homosexual?
  3. What is the third option that the Catholic Church offers?
  4. Are sex and love synonymous? Why or why not?

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