The news was first reported by Music Business Worldwide. Criticism of the Catholic Church. On 29 Augustthe Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a manifesto on human sexuality known as the "Nashville Statement". For more information on the Church's teaching on marriage, please visit the Marriage page and the Promotion and Defense of Marriage page. Candace Chellew-Hodge, liberal Christian lesbian founder of online magazine Whosoeverresponded to the findings:
It holds that because of "moral concern," sexual orientation is different from qualities such as race, ethnicity, sex, or age, and therefore it actively opposes the extension of at least some aspects of civil rights legislation, such as nondiscrimination in public housing, educational or athletic employment, adoption, or military recruitment, to gay men and lesbians.
Former Sony Entertainment chief Michael Lynton is joining the Warner Music board of directors as non-executive chairman, a source close to the situation confirmed to Variety. How should I respond if my child comes out to me? His research shows that those LGBT Christians who stay at homophobic churches "kill the messenger"  by attacking the minister's knowledge about homosexuality, personal morality, focus on sin instead of forgiveness, and motivations for preaching against homosexuality. Archived from the original on 2 August McNeill writes that since gay people experience their sexual orientation as innately created, to believe that it is therefore a tendency towards evil would require believing in a sadistic God; and that it is preferable to believe that this element of Church teaching is mistaken in arguing that God would behave in such a way.
Retrieved 25 January You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. Retrieved August 3, There have a number of practical and ministerial disagreements within the clergy and hierarchy of the Catholic Church concerning the Church's position on homosexuality. Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World. There have been a number of notable gay Catholics throughout history.