Sunday, October 12, 2008

Fr. James's Sunday Homily

Aside from the abortion issue, the issue of homosexual marriages is also in the forefront of the culture wars during this presidential election. Let us take a clear look at the issue according to the mind of the Catholic Church.

The Conference of American Bishops has already given a clear and comprehensive teaching on the issue of same-sex marriages ( Here is a brief summary.

Marriage, as instituted by God, is a faithful, exclusive, lifelong union of a man and a woman joined in an intimate community of life and love. Man and woman are equal. However, as created, they are different from but made for each other. This complementarity, including sexual difference, draws them together in a mutually loving union that should be always open to the procreation of children.

Marriage is both a natural institution and a... (Continued here)

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