At Synod, Sex-Obsessed Catholic Church Finally Talks About Sex, Finally

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It is stunning that the Bishops are talking about sex! As long as you are the kind of person who wakes up stunned to see the sun rise, stunned to find that you have feet at the end of your legs, stunned to discover that the floor under those feet is still made out of wood, just like it has been for decades and decades. Read the rest at the Register.  … [Read more...]

Young Catholic women: what do you want to know about sex and the spiritual life?

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I've very graciously been invited to lead a Theology on Tap discussion this Tuesday in Keene, NH.  Here's the event description:Think "Fifty Shades of Grey" is shocking? We'll see your fifty and raise you 5 years and 129 talks--that's what it took for Blessed John Paul II to outline his "Theology of the Body", in which he explained the relationship between sex and spirituality. We're so often taught in church that sex is a black-and-white, "do it" or "don't do it" issue, but Theology of the … [Read more...]

Theology of the Body reading recommendations?

A reader writes: I've got a Catholic friend who is sorely in need of some good reading materials on the main concepts in Theology of the Body. She buys into very secular views of contraception, abortion, marriage, and sex in general, and has admitted a total lack of education regarding the Catholic teaching on the subjects, as well as a (reluctant) interest in obtaining said education.I'm looking for something that's intelligent, readable, down to earth, doesn't assume that you already agree … [Read more...]


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