by Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D
This article was first published August 14, 2006 at National Catholic Register.com.
The Catholic Church has recently had several opportunities to reiterate its traditional teaching that homosexuality is disordered.
The U.S. bishops expressed their opposition to same-sex “marriage.” The Vatican issued its guidelines for seminaries, directing that men with deep-seated homosexual tendencies be barred from holy orders. And the Archdiocese of Boston has shut down its 100-year-old adoptions program rather than place children with same-sex couples. Although the Church has taken heat for each of these positions, there is increasing evidence that the Church is more humane and realistic than her opponents. (more…)