Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions

Author: Fr. John Harvey, OSFS

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As the founder and director of the Courage and Encourage support groups, Fr. John Harvey is aware of the sensitive nature of homosexuality. With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church’s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner. Priests, religious, and laity alike will benefit from the many questions considered here including:

• What is the basis of the Church’s teaching regarding homosexuality
• What do many consider to be the cause of same-sex attraction?
• Can a person overcome same-sex attraction?
• Why is it important for civil law to limit marriage to one man and one woman?
• How can a person live the virtue of chastity joyfully?