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“Male and Female He Created Them” Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education

Author: Congregation for Catholic Education (for Catholic Institutions)

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Made for Love: Same-sex Attraction and the Catholic Church

Author: Schmitz, Fr. Michael

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Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

Author: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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G, L, B, T, Q, S… What’s your Identity?

The Church invites all of us to become the living reasons why someone might desire to see themselves first and foremost through the lens of Christ. God’s love will shine brighter through us as the “living reasons” if we strive to exemplify the fullness of virtue ourselves.

Author: Andrew

October 8 2014

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Gay or “SSA”? Why Words Matter When Talking About Homosexuality

"Who are you?" It’s fascinating how such a tiny sentence can carry such a weight of meaning.

Author: Bochanski, Fr. Philip

February 10 2015

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Gender Identity Disorder in Children: Will Jack Be Happier if We All Pretend He’s Jill?

Important medical and psychological issues need to be considered before the educational, medical, political and judicial systems rush headlong into a process of affirming in youth and in their parents a fixed false belief that a person can be a sex that is not consistent with their biological and genetic identity and that such individuals have the right to transgender surgery.

Author: Fitzgibbons M.D., Rick

January 11 2015

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Gender Identity Issues in Children and Adolescents

The American College of Pediatricians acknowledges the difficulties faced by children and families confronted with GID, and promote developmentally appropriate, evidence-based practices to support these children into late adolescence or young adulthood when resolution or treatment can be ethically supported.

Author: Van Meter M.D., Quentin (Principal Author)

March 14 2011

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Gender Ideology Harms Children

The American College of Pediatricians urges healthcare professionals, educators and legislators to reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex. Facts – not ideology – determine reality.

Author: American College of Pediatricians

September 2017

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Harms Suffered by Children with Same-Sex Parents

Research that compares children in the care of homosexual couples with those with man-woman parents has begun to show substantial harm in psychological and developmental outcomes. This backgrounder briefly summarizes the major findings.

Author: Sullins, Ph.D., Fr. D. Paul

January 22 2015

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Homosexual Inclination as an “Objective Disorder”: Reflections of Theological Anthropology

The issues relating to the difference between the sexes are not trivial ones, but indicate epochal shifts in culture and the spiritual history of humankind.

Author: Melina, Msgr. Livio

April 1 1998

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Homosexual No More: Practical Strategies for Christians Overcoming Homosexuality

Dr. Consiglio offers practical strategies for those who want to reconcile their faith with their feelings.

Author: Consiglio, Dr. WIlliam

October 1 1991

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Homosexuality and Following Jesus

Flaman argues that Jesus' example and teaching help us to focus on what is most important, including his call for us to: treat others the way we would like to be treated; respond to the real needs of others in loving others as he loves us; live according to the truth; take up our cross to find fullness of life; avoid sexual immorality; and forgive and be reconciled and healed.

Author: Flaman, Paul

October 31 2011

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Homosexuality and the Catholic Church

In this presentation delivered at Theology on Tap in Denver, Jason Evert discusses the Catholic Church's teachings on homosexuality, marriage equality, LGBT rights, and the call to love.

Author: Evert, Jason

March 16 2016

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Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions

With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church’s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner.

Author: Harvey OSFS, Fr. John

December 1 2007

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Homosexuality: A New Christian Ethic

The crux of Elizabeth Moberly's argument is that 'the homosexual condition involves legitimate developmental needs, the fulfilment of which has been blocked by an underlying ambivalence to members of the same sex'. But while the argument is certainly controversial, it involves a much-needed restatement of the traditional Christian distinction between the homosexual condition and its expression in homosexual activity.

Author: Moberly, Dr. Elizabeth R.

May 1 2006

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