You’d think that a Catholic country would be inhibited, repressed and boring. After 15 hours sitting in a plane, I walked into the humid city of Manila, capital city of the Philippines. The city roared around me like only Asian metropolises can. We zoomed past towering coconut trees, green rice fields and rickety motorcycles on the highway. For as little as 2000 pesos ( USD), you can take one of these gorgeous girls home for a whole night. You walk into the bar, you buy a drink and various girls approach. Some of them are bar-girls, but most of them are normal girls.
Twenty turns to thirty turns to forty and beyond and they have to come to the same conclusions those with same-sex attraction have to come to: no sexual expression, perhaps no affection. I am quite sure this is not the life she envisioned.
The same-sex attracted say the Church doesn’t do enough for them, does not recognize them, does not help them. But it is hard to believe the Church will conclude anything other than what it has already concluded; that the attraction is disordered and the act is intrinsically disordered and, well, evil. She no doubt envisioned marriage and children, probably lots of them. She has gotten on with a life rich in service to others. Letters to Christopher says, “I don’t really care very much to hear about what the celibate ‘gay’ Christians have to say to me, or to the Church about how the Church should minister to people like us.
Like animals, we all just want to “do it like they do on the discovery channel”…
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You just showed your ignorance by writing this article.
youre a two dollar whore whos pissed you didnt get to ride some bone!
Especially as more people are coming to awareness of their (emphasis mine), it is irresponsible and cruel for churches to repeat ‘You can’t have sex! There are plenty of folks who have complaints about feeling isolated in the Church.
’and refuse to offer any additional support.”He says there are only two options, forced abstinence and a life of suffering, or sex and excommunication from Church, and family. We are made in the image of a God who willingly went to the Cross. Boys and girls with same sex attraction aren’t witless victims of the vagaries of fate if they find themselves attracted to the same sex—they have a choice, and God has promised that He will always provide his children the grace to live out the most difficult of demands.” One word describes this column from this anonymous blogger—manly—something quite distinct from the “oh woe is me” school of “gay Christians.” He calls them back to the “buck up” school. The typical Catholic Church is not exactly a warm and welcoming place.
With 7,107 islands and beautiful scenery, it has all the hallmarks of a tropical paradise. In the Philippines, you’re only limited by your imagination.