LGBTQ Support and Social Group USA-Being Gay and Catholic Presentation

Date: October 4, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Contact:  Matthew Loscialo

A brief biography on Stephen Lovatt, who will be doing the presentation:

Stephen has a Doctorate in theoretical physics from Bristol University. He became a Roman Catholic in 1979 while studying at Cambridge University and has self-identified as gay since 1993, when he fell in love with a young man, Paul, at Bristol University. Lovatt transferred his membership to the Greek Catholic Church in 2012 and has published a number of books on theology and philosophy, in particular "Faithful to the Truth: how to be an orthodox gay Catholic." He lives in Cheltenham, England with David, his long-time civil partner, who is also a Catholic.

Synopsis of presentation:

  • "Who am I?" a brief life-story.
  • Sacred Scripture and homosexuality: Leviticus, Sodom, David & Jonathan, The Centrurian and his boy, St Paul.
  • Sacred Tradition and homosexuality: St Augustine, St Gregory, St Aelred, St Thomas Aquinas.
  • The Vatican's present-day official teaching regarding homosexuality.
  • Pope Francis and homosexuality.
  • How to deal with confession.

To view the presentation, click here.

For more information, please email Matthew Loscialo.

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