Sexual Ethics Catholic view

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  • Sexual Ethics
    • Catholic teaching on sex
      • Pope John Paul II- "it increasingly becomes the occasion and instrument for self-assertion and the self satisfaction of personal desires and instincts"
        • The sexual act must take place exclusively w/i  marriage... and not trial marriages- Catechism of the Cath. church
      • Unitive- sex can help couples be closer in married life
      • Procreative- Sex should or is 'open to the transmission of life'
    • The Bible on Extramarital Sex
      • "Do no commit adultery"- 10 commandments
      • Sex is for procreation- NO CONTRACEPTION
      • Each sexual act should be open to the possibility of new life
    • Christian teaching- Homosexuality
      • You shall not lie with a male as with a woman: it is abomination.- Leviticus 18
      • 1 Corinithians 6-9:-11 "Wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immorally nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men"
      • Breaks the natural relation to sex
    • Pre-marital Sex
      • Having sexual relations before marriage is sinful


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