Monday, February 17, 2014

The Worcester Diocese, through its newspaper The "Catholic" Free Press, perpetuates a destructive myth



In its publication entitled Homosexuality and Hope, the Catholic Medical Association refutes the failed theory that homosexual persons are "born that way," that homosexuality is genetic: "A number of researchers have sought to find a biological cause for same-sex attraction.  The media have promoted the idea that a 'gay gene' has already been discovered...but, in spite of several attempts, none of the much-publicized studies..has been scientifically replicated.  A number of authors have carefully reviewed these studies and found that not only do the studies not prove a genetic basis for same-sex attraction, the reports do not even contain such claims....If same-sex attraction were genetically determined, then one would expect identical twins to be identical in their sexual attractions.  There are, however, numerous reports of identical twins who are not identical in their sexual attractions." (Homosexuality and Hope, p. 2).






Homosexuality is not genetic.  Modern science has already demonstrated this.  See here.


Unfortunately, the Worcester Diocese is using its official newspaper - The "Catholic" Free Press - to perpetuate the destructive myth that homosexuals are born that way and therefore devoid of hope.  The newspaper has published (this week) an editorial which first appeared in The Southern Cross, South Africa's Catholic weekly.  This editorial asserts that, "Homophobia is largely premised on a false notion that homosexuality is chosen and curable."






But homosexuality is both chosen and curable.  Neil Whitehead, Ph.D, in biochemistry, has affirmed that, "Homosexuality is not inborn, not genetically dictated, not immutable." (Neil and Briar Whitehead, My Genes Made Me Do It! A Scientific Look at Sexual Orientation, p. 9).






Dr. Lawrence Hatterer insists, "I have 'cured' many homosexuals...Any other researcher may examine my work because it is all documented on 10 years of tape recordings.  Many of these 'cured' (I prefer the word 'changed') patients have married, had families and live happy lives.  It is a destructive myth that 'once a homosexual, always a homosexual.'" (Homosexuality and Hope).






But the folks over at the CFP are obviously quite content with perpetuating this destructive myth.  Even the word "homophobia" which appears in the editorial published by the newspaper is little more than a semantic weapon employed by those who engage in homosexual agitprop.




 Arthur Evans, co-founder of Gay Activist Alliance (GAA), explains how the homosexual movement came up with the word homophobia to characterize their opposition:"By good fortune, George Weinberg, a straight psycologist who had long been a friend of our community, regularly attended GAA meetings. Watching with fascination our zap and the media responses, he came up with the word we had been struggling for - 'homophobia,' meaning the irrational fear of loving someone of the same sex....The invention of the word 'homophobia' is an example of how theory can be rooted in practice. The word didn't come from an arm-chair academic viewing the movement at a distance....Instead, it came from personal interactions among active, thinking people who acknowledged a shared value: the transformation of society for the better." (Arthur Evans, "The Logic of Homophobia," http://gaytoday.badpuppy.com/garchive/viewpoint/101600vi.htm).



George Weinberg thereby classified moral opposition to homosexuality as a phobia: "I would never consider a patient healthy unless he had overcome his prejudice against homosexuality." (Quoted in Jack Nichols, "George Weinberg, Ph.D - Badpuppy's February Interview,"




Sodom and Gomorrah were chastised with fire from Heaven because of the sin of homosexuality.  Having succumbed to pride, the five cities of the plain succumbed to impurity.  Cornelius Lapide explains that, "Impurity is a punishment for pride, just as humility is the reward for chastity.  This is the just order established by God, and if man submits his mind to God, so also his body will be submitted to God.  On the contrary, when man rebels against God, his body also rebels against him." (Commentaria in Scripturam Sacram, Vol. 18, p. 54).

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Paul, this is not an actual answer to this article but I don't know how to contact you otherwise I posted a poem of mine THE CHURCH IN AGONY on the weblog of Daniel O'Connor : look what the reaction was :

moses2
January 18, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Is someone trying to say pope Francis is the imposter? Just wondering and how did you come too the inclution
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Daniel O'Connor
February 17, 2014 at 11:30 am
Definitely not! Pope Francis is a VERY SAINTLY POPE
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Rivka
January 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm
THE CHURCH IN AGONY
Penance Penance Penance
to avoid Divine vengeance
for not showing any remorse
and trying our will to enforce
The reign of the Impostor has arrived
the Church, of TRUTH is being deprived
the whole world hangs on his lips
while being readied for a total eclipse
The true followers of Christ
trying to pull off the heist
are persecuted for non-compliance
and being countered with defiance
When it will seem that all is lost
everything sacred has been tossed
God will deliver us from our agony
and reign forever in all His Majesty
SO LET IT BE WRITTEN, SO LET IT BE DONE
A M E N
Rita Biesemans, December 19 2013
I love Medjugorje, we went twice in 1984 and 1989

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