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Promotion and Defense of Marriage


The Catholic Church promotes and defends the institution of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. As of 2015, we do so in a Post-Obergefell context.

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What does the Church have to say about the theory of "gender", separate from sexual difference? What is gender ideology? Here is a teaching resource with quotes from the Church regarding gender and sexuality that may help you.

And in 2019, the Congregation for Catholic Education released a letter all about gender theory, entitled "Male and female he created them" towards a path of dialogue on the question of gender theory in education

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Key Policy Documents, Statements, and Letters are available on the Policy Page

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