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Homosexuality is a Natural Law Issue

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

My friend Daniel Mattson hits it out of the park today, "Why Homosexuality is a Natural Law Issue." I'm thinking pretty much every moral issue can be framed as a natural law issue, but that's just me. Dan has had great succes talking with young people about sexual morality using this approach. Must read for everyone who knows someone struggling with sexual morality issues with someone in their family.

It is simply wrong to say the natural law is ineffective concerning homosexuality and evangelization. During a three-day period a few years back in the Diocese of Wichita I spoke to over 3,000 high school students. After one of my talks, a theology teacher at one of the high schools shared with me what one of his students said to him: “You know, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this guy, but now, it all makes sense to me—all of the Church’s teaching. This isn’t just about the stuff he has to deal with. What he said helps me make sense of what the Church has to say about sex, all of it.” And no wonder it made sense to him: the natural law makes sense because it’s true, for its truth comes from being rooted in reality.

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