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This book focuses on how best to minister to individuals experiencing same sex attraction while being
sensitive to their needs, and also being faithful to the
teaching of the Catholic Church on God’s plan for
Living the Truth in Love, dealt largely with the
underlying Christian anthropology that informs
Church teaching on same sex attraction. This volume focuses on practical approaches, drawing
upon the wisdom of scripture, theology, canon law,
psychiatry and psychology. These essays deal with
the eternal consequences of the choices we make,
with studies done on the origin of same sex attraction, with techniques for healing the emotions and
counseling those with unwanted same sex attraction.
It also presents personal testimony from those who
experience same sex attraction, and the support
received from their Christian community.
Advice is given for how to compose homilies on
same sex attraction, how to present the issues to
parishes and to high school students, what kind of
language is most appropriate for conveying Church
teaching, how parishes might welcome and minister
to those with same sex attraction, and how pastors
might deal such delicate matters as baptizing infants
of individuals involved in same sex unions. In addition, authors address transgenderism and same sex
Among the 22 contributors to this major work are
Ryan Anderson, Msgr. Charles Pope, Mary Healy,
Joseph Nicolosi, Edward Peters, Fr. Paul Sullins,
Suzanne Baars, Fr. Philip Bochanski, Fr. John
Riccardo and many more.