Sexual ethics; natural law

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  • Sexual ethics; natural law
    • Good actions develop our human nature and bad acts go against it
    • Purpose of sexual acts is procreation
    • Marriage gives the right environment to raise children
    • Sex within marriage fulfils a unitive and a procreative function
    • Remarriage after divorce is considered to be adultery and any sexual relationship with a new partner would be sinful extra-marital sex
    • Any sex which is not open to procreation is wrong
    • Adultery breaks the primary precept  of living harmoniously in society
    • Not evry sexual act will result in procreation
    • Sex has unitive as well as procreative functions - it is a way of expressing love


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