Roman Catholic (homosexuality)

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  • The Roman Catholic Church
    • Recommends that homosexuals should remain celibate
    • Based on biblical teachings, being homosexual is not a sin, but having homosexual sex is.
    • Roman Catholics believe sex should only take place within marriage.
      • Sex is for procreation and homosexuals cannot marry.
        • Homosexual sex cannot produce children, therefore it is the sexual act that is sinful.
    • The Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church says that homosexuals 'must be accepted with respect, compassion and sensitivity. Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided'.


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