COMMENTARY: If ‘everything is connected,’ we cannot uphold the Holy Father’s teaching on respecting the integrity of creation while rejecting the givenness of our sexually-differentiated bodies.
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Gender theory in its radical forms presents gender as a social construct entirely separate from human biology.
Citing a rise in the influence of gender theory, Catholic experts on the topic say the archdiocese’s catechesis and policy on the challenging issue could be a model for others.
“Our biological sex, expressed by our body, is a gift from God and is unchangeable,” the document says.
From Critical Race and Gender Theory Curricula to Abortion Access for Teens, Parental Rights Battles Mount Nationwide
“Parents are realizing that something is deeply wrong, and even if they don’t understand the meaning behind this movement, they sense that it does not have their children’s best interests at heart.”
According to the Nebraska Catholic Conference, the curriculum includes kindergarten-level discussion of different family structures, including single parent, blended, intergenerational, cohabiting, adoptive, foster, same-sex, and interracial.
“By creating the human being man and woman, God gives personal dignity equally to the one and the other. Each of them, man and woman, should acknowledge and accept his sexual identity.” (CCC 2393)
‘Male and Female He Created Them’ warns that an emphasis on gender identity over biological sex has sparked a ‘cultural revolution’ that must be met in the classroom with a reaffirmation of Christian truths and compassion.
COMMENTARY: ‘Male and Female He Created Them’ has great potential for Catholic education. Faithful Catholics should pick up this ball and run with it.