The Catholic Church prohibits sexual activity between members of the same sex. This teaching has developed through a number of ecumenical councils and the.
The Church and the Homosexual is a 1976 book by theologian John J. McNeill. The book is notable in the field of moral theology in that it was among the first.
Now is the time for the Church to be openly discussing the issue of homosexuality and supporting Christians who may be struggling with it.
The Church's teaching on homosexuality is easily stated. Calling homosexual acts “intrinsically disordered,” the Catechism of the Catholic.
When it comes to gays and lesbians, the Gospel values of love, mercy and compassion are the building blocks of all church teaching.