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On the neuralgic topic of sexual diversity, the Catholic Church appears to be a community dramatically out of synch. Its impetus towards Jesus-like ministry is matched with a powerful political fear of moral contagion.
When the Church requires life-long celibacy of all people who are not heterosexual, it imposes a life of less love. A call to be less loving, body and soul, is a call to be less in the image of God.