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The legalization of contraception, abortion and gay "marriage"

By Paul Brock, Church Militant, August 30, 2021

Necessary for salvation

In the United States, the legalization of contraception, abortion and gay “marriage” have proven to be among the country’s biggest moral failures.

19651973 and 2015 were the years that, specifically in the arena of sexual morality, scandalized Americans and also many Catholics.

This sexual immorality, not just in America but around the world, is what caused Pope Emeritus Benedict to say in 2019: “Catholic moral theology suffered a collapse that rendered the Church defenseless against these changes in society.”

Morality Vs. Ethics

Moral theology is a branch of theology. It’s the study of human actions under the light of divine revelation.

It’s usually compared with ethics, which is the study of human actions under the light of reason.

These two fields are usually compared because they have the same subject matter: human actions. …

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