Does the Church approve of limited homosexual behavior?


#1

why does the Church teach that those with same-sex attraction are called to live “chaste” lives? shouldnt it be “celibate” lives? it seems that “chaste” implies that homosexual activity is permissable in moderation. or am i missing something? I always thought that chastity is what all christians are called to-- sexual activity in moderation or something like that. im confused. help


#2

Hi Kentucky,

Being chaste means being celibate for everyone–except for those who are married. Married people are allowed one more sexual partner than the rest–and only one.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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