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Pope interview homosexuality in christianity


God made you like that and he loves you like that and I do not care. The Pope wants you like that, you have to be happy with who you are.

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Full Spanish text of the interview here. PopeFrancis is the most sensible Catholic in more than years. It sounds like something he would say.

If Francis said this, then what is one to make of his remarks in light of this passage from the Catechism of the Catholic Church?:. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained.

They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity.

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Under no circumstances can they be approved. This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial.

They must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity. Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided.

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By the virtues of self-mastery that teach them inner freedom, at times by the support of disinterested friendship, by prayer and sacramental grace, they can and should gradually and resolutely approach Christian perfection. As a theological matter, can God affirmatively will someone to be gay?

Perhaps the Pope is saying that God, in His infinite wisdom and with his permissive will, allowed Juan Carlos to be born with homosexual desire. But if the Pope means that homosexuality is a matter of moral indifference, then Catholics have a very serious theological problem on their hands with this Pope, who has just blown a hole into Catholic moral theology with regard Pope interview homosexuality in christianity sexuality.

But the plain meaning of them is far more plausible.

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