Category - masturbation
The following comes from chapter 6 of the book my catholic morals! It is recommended that, for a full understanding on the churchs teaching on sexuality, this entire chapter be read. Grace mackinnon is a syndicated columnist and public speaker on catholic doctrine. She is the author of dear grace answers to questions about the faith published by our sunday visitor. Catholic educators should openly teach that masturbation is not always a grave matter and most times, especially for adolescents, is not that important. However, the teacher should not leave the adolescent with the impression that there is absolutely nothing wrong with masturbation. Someone once said he is a known controversialist and unconventional, which often makes the whole catholic church an object of ridicule. And his view on masturbation was the last straw that broke the camels back. He went further to admonish the church to be open-minded and update its life. the catechism of the catholic church (ccc) has this to say about masturbation by masturbation is to be understood the deliberate stimulation of. Every catholic, be definition, aside from our blessed lord and his mother, are sinners. I obviously cannot answer for every catholic, but i studied moral theology in the seminary, and i know from our blessed lady that most people end up in hell b. from the catechism of the catholic church offenses against chastity 2352 by masturbation is to be understood the deliberate stimulation of. i have been a catholic my entire life, attending catholic grammar school, high school and college. I have heard just about every official catholic viewpoint on masturbation. Sex was the province of married people and spilling ones seed outside of that realm was a sin. catholic church eases stand on masturbation ann landers chicago tribune dear ann landers i am not yet 40, widowed a year ago, and need some information that i.