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Christopher West’s New Book & Mega-Giveaway!

  This week I’m thrilled to share with you Christopher West’s newest book, Fill These Hearts: God, Sex, and the Universal Longing (Image, hardcover, 244 pages.) This book follows At the Heart of the Gospel, Christopher’s last book, which featured a chapter on “The Transformation of Desire.” His aim was to show how Pope John Paul II’s magnificent “theology of … Continue reading

10 Best Arguments for “Same-Sex Marriage”…and Why They’re Flawed

Perhaps no issue is more nerve-wracking today than “same-sex marriage.” It’s a magnet for controversy and evokes strong reactions from those on either side of the debate. But underneath the fiery passion and rhetoric, we must evaluate the real arguments. Thus, Our Sunday Visitor invited me to write a special section for their newsweekly examining the ten most common arguments … Continue reading

30-Second Book Reviews (10/10)

Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality: New Paths to Understanding Fr. Louis Cameli   When it comes to homosexuality, the Church’s basic teachings are clear. She condemns same-sex activity while considering same-sex attraction disordered, though not objectively sinful. Within those two bounds, however, lies a lot of gray area. Fr. Louis Cameli is a renowned pastoral leader and priest in the Archdiocese … Continue reading

(Video) Interview with Fr. Lou Cameli – Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality

In Austen Ivereigh’s excellent book, How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice (Our Sunday Visitor, 2012), he coins the term “neuralgic issues”. According to Austen, these topics are like electric fences: as soon as you touch them in polite conversation sparks being to fly. Today, perhaps no issue is more neuralgic than homosexuality. Even within the Church it’s … Continue reading

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