Why I Still believe the Church’s Teachings on Sexuality (Objection Series 4)

In case some are wondering, yes I do still hold to Catholic teaching on sexual morality and that includes the belief that the male/female sexual act is intrinsic to marriage. Especially in light of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that declared same-sex “marriage” legal, it is all the more important to articulate views and their foundations clearly and respectfully.

As Chief Justice Roberts put it in his dissent,

“The premises supporting th marriage are so fundamental that they rarely require articulation. The human race must procreate to survive. Procreation occurs…

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