Indeed, if a boy in grammar school appeared somewhat effeminate and began to be teased by other boys, the nuns punished the offenders, sent them to the parish priest for further discipline, and consoled the boy who had been hurt.
We got the Scripture verses on which the various positions were based, as well as the practical reasons for observing the norms (e.g., you’ll get pregnant; you’ll get a disease; people will think ill of you) – but not an explanation that would hold up under the attacks of the sexual revolution of the late-60s and 70s. Simpson’s murder trial had its roots in adultery; a South Carolina mother had drowned her two sons because her live-in lover didn’t want the boys around. • “Dirty” books, magazines and movies were sinful or at least near occasions of sin; now pornography is a multi-billion dollar business and a major cause of marital breakdown and, in the Scandinavian countries and Japan, of a lack of desire to engage in normal sexual activity.
One of the many bons mots of Archbishop Fulton Sheen was: “What the Church gives up the world takes up.” By that he meant the Church often (all too often) fails to appreciate the value of her patrimony, foregoes it under pressure to conform to the world, only to discover that “the world” has picked up on the discarded treasure.
To be sure, there were some Jansenists in the pre-conciliar Church – and yes, particularly among the Irish clergy – but I must say that was not my experience of Catholic moral theology in the 1950s and 1960s.
Paul had a few things to say about it seventeen centuries before); now we see that promiscuity (especially of teens) rather frequently leads to serious psychological problems, including suicide.
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(Ps 19:8-10) The first course I had in the program for my licentiate in sacred theology from the wonderful Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D. Stravinskas is the editor of the The Catholic Response, and the author of over 500 articles for numerous Catholic publications, as well as several books, including The Catholic Church and the Bible and Understanding the Sacraments.
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Academic Ann Heberlein said that such behaviour is “fully accepted and institutionalized”.
The story is being spun as an abusive act on behalf of the women because the “refugees” are supposedly minors, but as Sweden’s own government-backed study recently concluded, at least 75% of so-called child refugees were proven to be adults after extensive medical tests.
The founder of Care For Calais, a volunteer charity, also left her husband for a relationship with a Tunisian migrant who later ripped her off for thousands of pounds.