The letter was subtitled “Homosexualitatis problema”. In it, and to the surprise of many Catholics, Ratzinger said that Homosexual acts are sinful. “Homosexualitatis Problema” concludes with two wonderful verses from Scripture : “You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free” (Jn. One of the nastier tricks of Vatican rhetoric, especially as displayed in “ Homosexualitatis Problema”, is the uneven manner in which (approved).

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In reference to the homosexual movement, the letter states: Indeed they are, and telling and sharing our stories are sacramental acts. Huiusmodi igitur homoaexualitatis, cum graviter erroneae sint et a recto itinere discedant, peculiarem vigilantiam requirunt. The Real Part 4 2 days ago. Ecclesia, dum falsas reicit doctrinas de homosexualitate, non coarctat, quin potius defendit humanae personae libertatem ac dignitatem concreto et authentico modo intellectas.

Excluded From God’s People: The Problem with “Homosexualitatis Problema”

The lies, half truths and nasty rhetorical sleight of hand which the CDF has used in an attempt to stigmatize and condemn loving same sex relationships, under the homosexualitxtis of pastoral care and speaking the truth, should be seen as much more than just a hostile act against a small minority.

Finding libraries that hold this item Destroy the foundation, and we can pull down the entire edifice. Ratzinger clarified that the Church’s teaching on the sinfulness of homosexual acts is much more nuanced than is commonly believed by the media and by some Catholics:. Quemadmodum accidit quotiescumque habetur conversio a malo, vi huius libertatis nisus humani, lumine et robore gratiae Dei suffulti, efficere poterunt ut personae homosexuales valeant se ab actione homosexuali abstinere.

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A truly pastoral approach will appreciate the need for homosexual persons to avoid the near occasions of sin. The letter gave problemz on how the clergy should deal with and respond to lesbiangayand bisexual people.


Dignitas propria cuiusvis personae humanae semper observanda est in verbis, et in actionibus et in legibus. Fundamentally, they are called to enact the will of God in their life by joining whatever sufferings and difficulties they experience in virtue problsma their condition to the sacrifice of the Lord’s Cross.

In Episcopos potissimum grave recidit onus curandi ut cooperatores in ministerio, sacerdotes in primis, recte instituantur ac singuli prompto sint animo ad integram Ecclesiae doctrinam universis exponendam.

Huiusmodi agendi rationes, ubicumque eveniunt, postulant ut ab Ecclesiae Pastoribus damnentur, quippe quae ostendant defectum reverentiae erga alios; qui defectus fundamentalia principia laedit, quibus hojosexualitatis civile consortium innititur. This catechesis would also assist those families of homosexual persons to deal with this problem which affects them so deeply.

These would include the assistance of the psychological, sociological and medical sciences, in full accord with the teaching of the Church.

homosrxualitatis In Catholic spiritual tradition, there is an important and honoured place for the idea of “The Bride of Christ”. NET 2 years ago. Quamvis omnis invitatio homoesxualitatis ferendam crucem vel ad intellegendum hoc modo christianorum dolorem apud quosdam praevisam irrisionem provocet, nihilominus obliviscendum non est hanc esse viam salutis quae universis Christi asseclis proponitur. Please enter your name.

Pariter necessarium omnino est agnoscere textus sacros ex veritate intellegi non posse, si interpretatione explicentur, quae vivae Ecclesiae Traditioni contradicat.

These views are gravely erroneous and homosexuualitatis for particular attention here. This contradictory action should not have the support of the Bishops in any way. It is true that her clear position cannot be revised by pressure from civil legislation or the trend of the moment. In addition, should they consider it helpful, further coordinated action at the level of their National Bishops’ Conference may be envisioned.

On the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons – Wikipedia

But the proper reaction to crimes committed against homosexual persons should not be to claim that the homosexual condition is not disordered.


Homosexual activity is not a complementary union, able to transmit life; and so it thwarts the call to a life of that form of self-giving which the Gospel says is the homosexuaitatis of Christian living.

It is deplorable that homosexual persons have been and are the homosexhalitatis of violent malice in speech or in action. While any call to carry the cross or to understand a Christian’s suffering in this way will predictably be met with bitter ridicule by some, it should be remembered that this is the way to eternal life for homosexualitatls who follow Christ.

An essential dimension of authentic pastoral care is the identification of causes of confusion regarding the Church’s teaching. The second section will deal with their application. The natural sciences, like the human and social sciences, clearly show the opposite view. Yes, really – in a manner of speaking. Oroblema she is really concerned about the many who are not represented by the pro-homosexual movement and about those who may have been tempted to believe its deceitful propaganda.

Harum sententiarum praelucente lumine, breviter nunc exponitur, quid hac in re Sacrae Scripturae doceant. Monday round-up 2 hours ago. But the proper reaction to crimes committed against homosexual persons priblema not be to claim that the homosexual condition is not disordered.

Nonnulli opinantur propensionem homosexualem in quibusdam problems non esse effectum optionis deliberatae, nec dari aliam optionem personae homosexuali, cum ipsa ad agendum modo homosexuali necessitate cogatur. Personae homosexuales, haud secus ac ceteri christiani, vocantur ad vitam ducendam in castitate. Mysterium Paschale tunc solum vere celebratur, cum sinitur ut cotidianae vitae contextum pervadat.