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This publication has targets, one particular and one implicit. the categorical aim is to discover the normative implications for either basic and sexual ethics of the methodological and anthropological advancements in Catholic culture. The implicit target is to stimulate discussion within the Church approximately ethics, fairly sexual ethics, a discussion that needs to inevitably comprise all within the communion-Church, laity, theologians, and hierarchy. on the grounds that we think that real and respectful discussion approximately sexual morality is sorely had to make clear Christian fact at the present time, we intend this ebook to be a part of that actual discussion.

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98 Based on such studies, James Allison challenges the claim that a homosexual orientation is objectively disordered. ” 99 In fact, there is substantial scientific evidence to the contrary. In addition, it is accepted in contemporary scientific and theological literature, including the Catechism 100 and other magisterial documents, 101 that people do not choose their sexual orientation. Sexual orientation, “the sustained erotic attraction to members of one’s own gender, the opposite gender, or both – homosexual, heterosexual, or bisexual respectively,” 102 is given and not chosen.

3918. 10. Paul VI, “‘Address’ to Members of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer,” AAS 59 (1967): 962. 11. ’: Ethics and Ecclesiology in Veritatis splendor,” in Veritatis splendor: American Responses, ed. Michael E. Allsopp and John J. O’Keefe (Kansas City, MO: Sheed and Ward, 1995), 11. 12. HTM. 13. HTM. 14. ” 15. Optatam totius, n. 15. 16. “Theology Today,” nn. 64–66. 17. See Henry J. McCloskey, Meta-Ethics and Normative Ethics (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1969), 7; and John D. Arras, Bonnie Steinbock and Alex John London, “Moral Reasoning in the Medical Context,” in Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, ed.

Montmarquet, Epistemic Virtue, 23. 69. Ibid. 70. Guy Axtell, Alvin Goldman, Ernest Sosa, and Hilary Kornblith, Knowledge, Belief, and Character (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000), xiv. 71. , xiii–xiv. 72. , 188. 73. Linda Zagzebski, Virtues of the Mind: An Inquiry into the Nature of Virtue and the Ethical Foundations of Knowledge (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), 134. 74. Ernest Sosa, Knowledge in Perspective: Selected Essays in Epistemology (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991; repr.

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