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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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Gender Ideology Harms Children

Author: American College of Pediatricians

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Catholic Psychotherapy Association

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An Authentic Response to a Devastating Crisis

An authentic response to the HIV/AIDS crisis is neither discrimination nor enabling silence. We owe love that recognizes the dignity of the human person, respects the sexual act as God intended it, and considers first the well-being of the other.

Author: Nichols, Arland K.

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Bruce Jenner and the Transgender Question

Father Mike Schmitz discusses the difference between one’s perception of gender and gender reality. Gender stereotypes have altered our perception of what it means to be a man or a woman, but it is unhealthy to expect reality to conform to our perceptions. If there is someone in your life struggling with gender identity, or any other brokenness, Father Mike encourages you to be there for them.

Author: Schmitz, Fr. Mike

June 10 2015

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Catholic Medical Association

The Catholic Medical Association is a national, physician-led community of healthcare professionals that informs, organizes, and inspires its members, in steadfast fidelity to the teachings of the Catholic Church, to uphold the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine.

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Catholic Psychotherapy Association

The Catholic Psychotherapy Association, Inc. supports mental health practitioners by promoting the development of psychological theory and mental health practice which encompasses a full understanding of the human person and society in communion with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

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CatholicTherapists.com

The goals of CatholicTherapists.com are to help those seeking therapy and coaching, or even those just seeking to learn more about the emotional life, to find professionals who are Catholic and faithful to the magisterium of the Church as well as to find psychological information that is consistent with Catholic Church teaching.

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Child Healing: Associated with the Institute of Martial Healing

Our mission is to strengthen families by educating parents and therapists about common causes of conflicts concerning children and effective approaches to alleviating such conflicts.

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Clergy Day 2014, Part 7: Deacon Lappert

Deacon Patrick Lappert M.D. address clergy in Alabama.

Author: Lappert M.D., Deacon Patrick W.

December 13 2014

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Cognitive-Behavioral (CogB) Treatment of Unwanted Sexual Arousal and Behavior

The Schwartz (1996) Four- Step Self-Treatment Method originally was designed and has been shown effective for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Schwartz also discusses how to use this approach to treat “impulse-control disorders.”

Author: Sutton, Dr. Philip M.

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Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

We come together to join our voices on a more fundamental precept of our shared existence, namely, that human beings are male or female and that the socio-cultural reality of gender cannot be separated from one's sex as male or female.

Author: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

December 15 2017

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Executive Summary of Living the Truth in Love

A summary of contributions to an international conference and resource event which addresses pastoral approaches toward men and women with same-sex attraction. Contributors include: Father Paul Check, Father Joseph Fessio, SJ, Robert Cardinal Sarah, Andrew Comiskey, Courage members Paul, Rilene, and David, Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD, Timothy G. Lock, PhD, and Mary Healey, STD.

Author: Various Authors

October 2 2015

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Gay Genes, Sexual Attractions, and the Call to Chastity

People often surmise that same-sex attraction is inborn, and that homosexuals are "naturally gay" or "born that way."

Author: Pacholczyk, Fr. Tad

July 15 2011

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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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