Say what's wrong with homosexuality, journalist urges bishops
CWN - June 30, 2011
Reacting to the approval of same-sex marriage in New York, John-Henry Westen of LifeSiteNews issues an appeal to American bishops to speak out boldly in defense of marriage. The public debate will not be won, he argues, by tepid appeals to conventional ideas, or by sociological arguments on the benefits of male-female households.
The only way to truly win this debate is to raise the long-ignored subject of homosexuality itself: to teach the truth that homosexual acts are perilous to the body, and especially to the soul. To fail to do this would be to fail to address the heart of the matter.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($26,157 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: unum -
Jul. 01, 2011 3:43 PM ET USA
Why do most of our bishops and priests avoid any discussion of the subject of homosexuality? Just asking.
Posted by: lauriem5377 -
Jun. 30, 2011 8:33 PM ET USA
How are young people supposed to know the peril to their souls and their salvation regarding civil unions and gay marriage if the Bishops are not clear and direct in our Lord's teaching? So far only Bishop Tobin seems to have gotten it right!