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Hudson Byblow

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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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Integrity Restored

Integrity Restored provides education, training, encouragement, and resources to break free from pornography, heal relationships, and to assist parents in preventing and responding to pornography exposure which is so devastating in the lives of our children.

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Interview: Coming Out of the Gay Lifestyle

You are welcome in God’s kingdom; anything is possible with God. Just open your mind, your heart, your ears, and listen.

Author: Serpa O.P., Fr. Vincent

March 1 2009

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INTO THE BREACH: An Apostolic Exhoration to Catholic Men, My Spiritual Sons in the Diocese of Phoenix

Men, do not hesitate to engage in the battle that is raging around you, the battle that is wounding our children and families, the battle that is distorting the dignity of both women and men.

Author: Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix

September 29 2015

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Invited to Courageous Love: The Catholic Church and Homosexuality: Film Series Study Guide (English)

This five-part catechetical series examines the experience of Catholic men and women who experience same-sex attractions, of their parents and loved ones, and of the ministers of the Church who care for them, in order to bring out the beauty of God’s plan for human relationships.

Author: Courage International

August 1 2015

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Invited to Courageous Love: The Catholic Church and Homosexuality: Film Series Study Guide (Spanish)

Esta serie de catequesis de cinco partes desarrolla las experiencias de hombres y mujeres católicos que experimentan atracciones al mismo sexo, de sus padres, de sus seres queridos y de los ministros de la Iglesia que se preocupan por ellos, a fin de resaltar la belleza del plan de Dios en las relaciones humanas.

Author: Courage International

August 1 2015

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Invited to Courageous Love: Trailer

Courage International announces the release of "Invited to Courageous Love", a five-part series on the Catholic Church and Homosexuality.

Author: Courage International

August 4 2015

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Is “Gay” Just Another Adjective?

Every human being is either male or female, a beloved daughter or son of the Most High, both made gloriously in the image and likeness of God.

Author: Mattson, Daniel

February 20 2015

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Is Chastity Possible?

With the grace that comes through the Mass, the sacraments and prayer, chastity is possible.

Author: Morrow S.T.D., Fr. Thomas G.

January 1 1994

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Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender is ‘Mental Disorder’; Sex Change ‘Biologically Impossible’

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a “mental disorder” that merits treatment, that sex change is “biologically impossible,” and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and promoting a mental disorder.

Author: Chapman, Michael W.

June 2 2015

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Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons

The issue of homosexuality and the moral evaluation of homosexual acts have increasingly become a matter of public debate, even in Catholic circles. Since this debate often advances arguments and makes assertions inconsistent with the teaching of the Catholic Church, it is quite rightly a cause for concern to all engaged in the pastoral ministry, and this Congregation has judged it to be of sufficiently grave and widespread importance to address to the Bishops of the Catholic Church this Letter on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons.

Author: Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

October 1 1986

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Life on The Rock

Catholic psychologist, Dr. Timothy Lock, discusses how to incorporate faith with modern mental health practices.

Author: Lock, Dr. Timothy

May 4 2015

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Living the Truth in Love Pastoral Approaches to Same-Sex Attraction

People who want to be instruments of Christ's love to those who experience same-sex attraction (SSA) seek guidance on how best to do so. They need to listen to the stories of those who experience SSA and the stories of those who have accompanied them on their journeys. They also need to ground their responses in a genuine Christian understanding of the human person and of human sexuality.

Author: Smith, Janet E. and Check, Fr. Paul

August 31 2015

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