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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There inevitably follows a loss of awareness of the covenantal character of the union these prpblema had with God and with each other. Pastoral care of homosexual persons Responsibility: The Church, in rejecting erroneous opinions regarding homosexuality, does not limit but rather defends personal freedom and dignity realistically and authentically understood.

Personae homosexuales, haud secus ;roblema ceteri christiani, vocantur ad vitam ducendam in castitate. Solummodo igitur intra huius doctrinae contextum clare intellegi potest, quonam sensu factum homosexualitatis, cum multiplicibus suis aspectibus et effectibus in societate et in vita ecclesiali, problema sit, quod proprie pertinet ad pastoralem Ecclesiae sollicitudinem.

Official Disapproval,Sensitivity in Bereavement. Ut exemplum afferatur, iidem interdum Magisterii doctrinam quidem proponunt, sed solum tamquam fontem quem ad peoblema adhibere liceat, cum agitur de conscientia efformanda. Deus qui simul veritas et caritas est, advocat Ecclesiam ut ministerium suum exhibeat cuilibet viro, mulieri ac puero, pastorali sollicitudine, quae misericordis nostri Domini propria est.

Nevertheless, increasing numbers of people today, hlmosexualitatis within the Church, are bringing enormous pressure to bear on the Church to accept the homosexual condition as though it were not disordered and to condone homosexual activity.

Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons

On homosexuality, historians such as James Boswell, Mark Jordan and Alan Bray have shown just how much the teaching has evolved and changed over the centuries. Centro Culturale della Svizzera Italiana – news. How would they affect adoption or foster care? Quamvis omnis invitatio ad ferendam crucem vel homossxualitatis intellegendum hoc modo christianorum dolorem apud quosdam praevisam irrisionem provocet, nihilominus obliviscendum non est hanc esse viam salutis quae universis Christi asseclis proponitur.


This catechesis would also assist those families of homosexual persons to deal with this problem which affects them so deeply.

Or, we could consider the one-sided nature of the institution of traditional marriage, marked by patriarchal domination, an expectation that male sexual needs should always be met, a disregard for the need or sometimes even the possibility of female sexual pleasure, and sometimes even domestic violence and marital rape. 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.

Destroy the foundation, and we can pull down the entire edifice. In qua quidem Declaratione affirmabatur contendendum esse ut aequo animo condicio homosexualitatis comprehenderetur, itemque animadvertebatur personae homosexualis culpabilitatem prudenter esse iudicandam. The Mis measure of Homosexualitztis 6 months ago.

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 pretence of pastoral care and speaking the truth, should be seen as much more than just a hostile act against a small minority.

At one level, we are taught to think of the Church as a whole as such a bride of Christ, and the wedding at Cana as a metaphor for the marriage of Christ to his bride, the Church.

Un padre de familia. To refuse to sacrifice one’s own will in obedience to the will of the Lord is effectively to prevent salvation. Attamen iusta repulsio iniustitiae actuum qui contra homosexuales positi sunt, nullo modo viam sternere potest ad asserendum condicionem homosexualitatis inordinatam non esse. As in every moral disorder, homosexual activity prevents one’s own fulfillment and happiness by acting contrary to the creative wisdom of God.

The intrinsic dignity of each person must always be respected in word, in action and in law. Lacking freedom, such a person, even if engaged in homosexual activity, would not be culpable. An authentic pastoral programme will assist homosexual persons at all levels of the spiritual life: He was formerly a Dominican priest, who like Fr John McNeill, was forced out of the priesthood for daring to speak honestly, in his case about gay priests.


The five co-defendants sit close enough to shake hands in the Philadelphia courtroom, but they never once acknowledge one another. Alio in loco epistularum suarum ipse, innixus disciplina morum a maioribus tradita sed spectans ad novum socialem contextum in quo christiana religio cum pagana sui temporis societate conflictatur, homosexuales mores exhibet veluti exemplum caecitatis, in quam hominum genus delapsum est.

Amici di Papa Ratzinger. Previous Post A 2nd Cent. These are examples of the statements made in exactly this way, without demonstration, that are demonstrably untrue: Ex his pastoralibus inceptis, quae diversas homoseexualitatis formas, plura oriri possunt commoda, quorum non ultimum hoc est, quod in comperto habeatur personas homosexuales sicut ceteras omnes vehementer necessitatem experiri auxilium coniuncte accipiendi pro variis vitae suae condicionibus.

Utcumque res se habet, semper vitanda est praesumptio gratuita atque dehonestans, prolbema quam actiones homosexuales eorum qui homosexualitate laborant semper ac omnino coactioni obnoxiae sunt ac propterea culpa carent.

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homosexualihatis These were described as deprived of their essential and indispensable finality, as being “intrinsically disordered”, and able in no case to be approved of cf. WorldKindnessDay 1 month ago. Tale patrocinium, ac vel etiam eius adumbratio, graves male detortas interpretationes gignere potest.

We encourage the Bishops to promote appropriate catechetical programmes based on the truth about human sexuality in its relationship to the family as taught by the Church.