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8/19/2014 10:53:00 AM
The homosexual act is a sin
The catechism's section on homosexual acts.
The catechism's section on homosexual acts.

To the Catholic Sentinel:

The problem with all homosexual couplings is the act of sodomy itself. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states “tradition has always declared that homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered. They are contrary to natural law.” Sodomy is gravely immoral and a mortal sin.

The Church is now attacked from every side, and even from within, for trying to maintain the humility and sexual virtue of Christianity rather than glorifying all the passions that the institution has labored so many centuries to restrain.

Mortal sin destroys charity in the heart of the sinner. It is impossible to even attempt to fulfill the first Commandment, while clinging to such a grievous sin.

David Kluge, Sheridan





Reader Comments

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Article comment by: Alvin Sarracino

Mr. Kluge's letter couldn't have been any clearer (or charitable) in reflecting the homosexual's vocation to chastity stated in #2359 of the Catechism. Quite a refreshment from the blatant ambiguity so frequently parroted by post-Conciliar churchmen and parochial "leadership" committees.

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Article comment by: James Shand

David Kluge might have considered re-wording that last harsh sentence of his Letter, to better reflect #2359 of the Catechism.



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