Does the Church condemn people with homosexual inclinations?
Fr. Paul Check explains the distinctions in Church teaching when it comes to the issue of homosexuality.
Fr. Paul N. Check was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT in 1997. At
the direction of Bishop Lori in 2002, he established a Courage chapter in his diocese for
which he continues to serve as chaplain. He holds an STB from the Gregorian
University and an STL from the University of the...
Divorce, Remarriage, Communion: A Guide to What Is Happening and How You Can Help
Divorce. Remarriage. Communion?
“Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, commits adultery against her; and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery” (Mark 10:11-12).
So said Jesus Christ. Yet today, the question of divorce and remarriage is more controversial than ever.
Some in the Catholic Church are proposing that those who have divorced and remarried without an annulment should be given Holy Communion.
The issue is so controversial that even cardinals have been debating the subject in the media.
That’s why Catholic Answers has produced Divorce, Remarriage, Communion: A Guide to What Is Happening and How You Can Help.
It will give you an understanding of this issue, what has been happening, and how you can support the bishops of the Church as they wrestle with this controversial subject.
"What rascal, what traitor, what madman would be so misled by the spirit of discord as to dare rend the Divine unity, the garment of the Lord, the Church of Jesus Christ?"
~ Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, martyr, saint; in early writings (De eccl., unit., viii; circa A.D. 250), saw no legitimate reason for schism.