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To: kingpins10

Homosexual tendencies are not a sin - it’s the homosexual act that the RC church has issue with.

Priests are supposed to be celibate anyway - so maintaining their celibacy in the face of their homo/hetero sexual inclinations is the rule.


17 posted on 07/29/2013 9:30:48 AM PDT by avkillick
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To: avkillick
Exactly. We all have sinful inclinations which are not in themselves, sins. It's the committing the sin that's wrong. Very simple.

Let's say that I know a fellow church member that is attracted to the same sex. He has asked for forgiveness and does not act out his inclinations. Still, I hate him and tell him he's a terrible person. I may even go so far as shunning him and wishing he would get out of the church. Who would be in the wrong?

23 posted on 07/29/2013 9:44:56 AM PDT by grimalkin (The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man. -G.K. Chesterton)
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To: avkillick

RE: Homosexual tendencies are not a sin - it’s the homosexual act that the RC church has issue with.

In short — Love the sinner, hate the sin.


38 posted on 07/29/2013 9:57:32 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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