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Short Answer Strictly speaking, the Church is as against sex among the non-married heterosexuals than it is against sex among non-married homosexuals. By teaching, the Church only accepts as correct sex between a man and a woman who are a married couple. All other sex is considered fornication, adultery, or a variety of other disordered acts. (Offenses ...


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Only those married have a right to sexual intercourse, which must be ordered to the procreation of children. This was clearly expressed in the 1917 Code of Canon Law: 1081 ยง2. Consensus matrimonialis est actus voluntatis quo utraque pars tradit et acceptat ius in corpus, perpetuum et exclusivum, in ordine ad actus per se aptos ad prolis generationem. ...


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I'm fully aware that there are those who will fundamentally disagree with the Church on this point. However, I've attempted to present an objective account of the position the Church holds. The Church justifies it by saying that giving in to the temptation which the human condition provides, in defiance of the divine order which is present in male and ...



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