I would appreciate your help,
in finding information regarding the Vatican
policy on Gay Issues. I work
with and for an organization who help the
parents and families of gay
young people, who find it difficult to come to
terms with their offspring's
One of the many questions
asked by parents is ,How the church stands on
the issue of Homosexuality?.
I feel that I really do need some constructive
advice, on the feeling of
the holy see on these issues, as I need to
answer these questions truthfully
and without prejudice, I you could help
with some email addresses
of those within the church who work on gender
issues I would be grateful.
Many thanks and God bless
Affiliated to FFLAG (Families and friends of lesbians and Gays) England U.K.
Thanks for your question.
And good to hear about your work. Also I appreciate the fact
that you do not seem to have pre-judged the Church's teaching
on this very difficult issue. The Catechism has a very concise
statement (paragraphs 2357 to 2359). It refers back a previous
statement from the Congregation on Doctrine and Faith called Persona
Humana. I recommend them as starting points. I do not
have any e-mail addresses for you, but I have noticed a number
of websites that present and explain the Catholic teaching. And
of course a greater number which attack it. By using the Links
on my home page you should be able to quickly surf to those sites.
Let me know what you come up with, Ann.
Fr. Phil Bloom
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