A reader writes:
I am a cradle Catholic. Hetero. I have always felt strongly that the Church's doctrine has not caught up with the bio-science associated with homosexuality. I disagree with the Church's position, yet I am not going to become a homosexual (if that is even possible) to spite it. My own opinions are not relevant. I get that. But me having them does not make me a sinner, bad Catholic, or -- heaven forbid -- a Protestant.
For what it's worth, the Church has no doctrine about the biological or psychological origins of homosexuality. It leaves such matters to the sciences and other disciplines to sort out just as it leave it to the relevant disciplines to sort out the origins...READ MORE