Sexual Morality

Half of Christians, majority of Catholics, say fornication is ‘sometimes or always’ acceptable

The study highlights the rise of so-called 'sexual atheism,' in which people profess belief in Christianity but ignore its teachings on sexuality and marriage. Jonathon Van Maren Blog September 9, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Back in 2014, a study conducted by the online dating website... read more
Vice President of Dignity Detroit Carolyn Shalhoub, 73, left, of Royal Oak poses with President Frank D'Amore, 67, of Dearborn

Archdiocese of Detroit throws out 2 LGBTQ Catholic groups

By Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, August 8, 2020 For more than 45 years, Dignity Detroit has been a haven for LGBTQ Catholics looking to practice their faith in a respectful space for those with different sexual orientations. The group held Masses in Detroit with the help of several... read more
Wedding Night of Tobias and Sarah

Sexual Acts – Good and Bad – Are for Real

By Fr. Thomas G. Weinandy, Catholic Thing, July 19, 2020 [Fr. Weinandy was our featured July 2019 Forum Luncheon.] I recently celebrated Mass on the feast of St. Maria Goretti, and decided to use the readings for the feast instead of the normal weekday.  The first reading was from 1... read more

Legal Experts Warn: SCOTUS Ruling Redefining Sex Opens ‘Pandora’s Box’

Religious groups and society as a whole, they advise, will be damaged by Monday’s unexpected ruling that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act applies to sexual orientation and gender identity. Lauretta Brown, June 19, 2020 WASHINGTON — Religious freedom advocates and legal experts are... read more

James Martin S.J. Strikes Again

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, February 29, 2020 Fr. James Martin, S.J. has been in the news again this past week, after several bishops from the American Southwest reported that, during their ad limina visit, Pope Francis expressed displeasure about how his meeting last year with the controversial... read more

Report: Brooklyn School Gives ‘Drag Queen in Training’ Stickers to 4-Year-Old Kids at Story Hour Event

They are after our children’s souls. By Shane Trejo, Big League Politics, March 2, 3020, A report on social media has indicated that a Brooklyn school was handing out “drag queen in training” stickers to four-year-old children following a showing of story hour. “She [sic] will... read more

US bishops: Pope Francis talks Fr. James Martin, euthanasia, at private meeting

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency, February 20.2020 During a private meeting with bishops from the southwestern United States, Pope Francis talked about his 2019 meeting with Fr. James Martin, SJ, and about pastoral care and assisted suicide. The pope met Feb. 10 for more than two hours... read more
Bishop Radosław Zmitrowicz

Ukrainian bishops fraternally correct German bishops for abandoning Catholic sexual morality

The German bishops' 'synodal path' promotes changing Catholic sexual teaching on contraception, masturbation, and homosexuality. By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSiteNews, February 10, 2020 Ukrainian Catholic bishops have delivered a fraternal correction to the bishops of Germany for their... read more

Pepsi’s Super Bowl halftime show teaches girls that sexual exploitation is okay

'Moms, are these the kind of shows you want your husbands and sons to watch? Or your daughters to emulate?' By Michael L. Brown, February 3, 2020 Parents are expressing their outrage. Religious leaders are expressing their indignation. How dare the NFL (and Pepsi) put on such a raunchy,... read more

When the Church of England apologizes for speaking against extra-marital sex

Morals are morals, marriage is marriage, sin is sin, and God’s ways are best. And with God’s grace and help, we can live above sexual sin. MICHAEL L. BROWN BLOG January 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – If you read the Bible cover to cover, you’ll see there is no ambiguity when it comes to... read more

German ‘Synodal Path’ Aims to Shape Vatican Decisions, Says Plan’s Architect

‘We believe it is unacceptable that all issues decided in Rome, now and in the future, should be taken largely without the participation of the local Churches,’ Jesuit Father Hans Langendörfer told a German newspaper. Edward Pentin Blog, January 30, 2020 One of the chief architects of... read more

Nutcracker Not-So-Sweet

"What Is Man? An Itinerary of Biblical Anthropology," is the result of five years of study by scripture scholars and theologians on the Pontifical Biblical Commission. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Biblical document does not signal opening to gay marriage, official says