Catholicism, (homo)eros, and everthing else
The film is anti-pornographic, because its sensuality comes with consequence.
“The essence of chastity consists in quickness to affirm.”
This was during the angry hedonistic phase of my life, when I had given up on God’s plan for me but not yet on His existence.
Catholics don’t know what we’re talking about. Here are four possibilities.
The Church almost never offers us chastity.
We should encourage unmarried Catholics to be sexual.
There currently exists no set definition of “sexuality” from the Catholic perspective.
This reading suggests that marriage does not “remedy” lust by curbing it, but by legitimizing it.
In October, I gave a talk at the University of Notre Dame on being gay and Catholic. You can watch theContinue Reading