Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions

Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions

by Fr. John F. Harvey, O.S.F.S.
     
 
As the founder and director of the Courage and Encourage support groups, Fr. John Harvey is aware of the sensitive nature of homosexuality. With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church�s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner. Priests, religious, and laity alike will benefit from the many

Overview

As the founder and director of the Courage and Encourage support groups, Fr. John Harvey is aware of the sensitive nature of homosexuality. With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church�s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner. Priests, religious, and laity alike will benefit from the many questions considered here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149610211
Publisher:
Ascension Press
Publication date:
05/05/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
271
File size:
432 KB

Meet the Author

Father John F. Harvey, O.S.F.S., was ordained to the priesthood in 1944. He holds a master's degree in experimental psychology and a doctorate in moral theology from the Catholic University of America, and served as professor of moral theology at De Sales School of Theology for thirty-eight years.
The author of "The Homosexual Person" (Ignatius, 1987), "The Truth About Homosexuality: The Cry of the Faithful" (Ignatius, 1996), and (with Gerard Bradley) "Same-Sex Attraction: A Parents' Guide" (St Augustine Press, 2003), Father Harvey has been giving counsel and guidance to persons with same-sex attraction for more than fifty years.
At the request of Terence Cardinal Cooke, Father Harvey became the first director of the Courage apostolate in 1980 and continues in this post. Meanwhile, Courage has grown from a local New York group to more than a hundred chapters throughout the world.

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