“Opposition to homosexual acts and other illicit sexual behavior is rooted in a serious understanding of reality and society.

“Opposition to homosexual acts and other illicit sexual behavior is rooted in a serious understanding of reality and society. It cannot be dismissed as a bygone prejudice simply because it is now an unpopular view. If we are truly to serve society, we must address all ethical questions openly and honestly. And we must not shout down the conclusions when they do not appeal to us. “