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Hudson Byblow

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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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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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Homosexuality: A Special Call to the Love of God and Man

All of us are afflicted by deficiencies, defects and disorders in our human nature as a result of the Fall, but no deficiency, defect or disorder comes to any one of us by chance. In every case, then, these things are crosses to be embraced for our own good and the good of others.

Author: Mirus, Dr. Jeff

September 3 2010

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Homosexuality: Am I Destined to Be Alone?

Many people think that because I experience same-sex attractions, I have only two choices in life: Get into a relationship with another guy and be “fulfilled” or be single and alone (and therefore, miserable). They forget that there is far more to life than either of those choices!

Author: Andrew

August 8 2014

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How Dan’s Faith Journey Led Him to the Catholic Church

Daniel Mattson is just like you and me. He is Catholic, baptized at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Lansing. He is a passionate disciple of God, citing Scripture and calling on the Lord through prayer. He is also attracted to men, and for many, this acknowledgment of the latter means he isn’t welcome in the Church. Dan vehemently disagrees...

Author: Spath, Michael

June 1 2013

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How Porn Made Me Attracted to Other Guys

I was getting high on porn so often that using “straight” porn was no longer enough to reach the high I desired. I, like so many others out there, ventured into other categories—one of which was “gay” pornography (same-sex male-male pornography).

Author: Guest Author, The Porn Effect

November 13 2014

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How to Talk To Your Children About Homosexuality: A Guide for Parents

"We all need God’s help setting our love in order. These various loves are designed to help lead us to the highest love—love for God. The good news is that through a relationship with Him, we can learn to love rightly, even loving those who don’t follow God’s plan."

This guide is for parents addressing their children about homosexuality when it is encountered in the culture. Your children need to hear from you directly that they may safely talk to you about difficult issues. Don’t assume: Ask questions, listen well and encourage them to speak freely.

Author: Johnston, Jeff

2014

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Hudson Byblow

Hudson Byblow is an author, speaker, and consultant whose primary focus is the building of relationships in which people may become open to further discussion. It is within those relationships that he is able to effectively walk with others into a deepening understanding of some of the most difficult topics facing our Church today.

Author: Ministry Website

January 1 2019

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I Am Not Gay…I Am David

Are people born “gay” or do they choose to be gay? The answer to both questions is no - although in many passionate debates generated by this topic, we are quick to dismiss objectivity.

Author: Prosen, David

January/February 2011

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I don’t know how to respond when someone “explains away” their bad behavior by just saying, “God made me this way.” Is that true?

As Catholic Christians, we believe that God made us good. We are created in His image and likeness and we will bear that image and likeness into eternity. But while we retain that intrinsic goodness and dignity, not everything in us is good. There was a thing called The Fall.

Author: Schmitz, Fr. Mike

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I Will Give Them a New Heart: Reflections on the Priesthood and the Renewal of the Church

In a time burdened with doubt, mistrust, and suspicion of the Church and those who serve her, Dr. Baars presents profound insight to aid laypersons, priests and religious in order to help usher in a new springtime of life into the Church.

Author: Baars M.D., Conrad W.

2007

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