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Showing posts from July 16, 2006

Reign of Relativism

Reign of Relativism Why Are Catholic High School Students No Different? A poll conducted by Zogby International of 1,003 high school students found that 80% of Catholic seniors believe homosexuals should have the right to marry while only two-thirds of the total of all demographic high school senior groups in the survey claimed gay marriages should be legal. Dennis Gilbert of Hamilton College, in Clinton, N.Y., did the survey. In an interview in the September 6 Wanderer, Gilbert said, "Large majorities of seniors take pro-gay positions on relevant gay issues. And virtually every definable demographic group took these positions," apart from evangelical or 'born-again' Christians." According to Father X -- a priest in the San Jose Diocese who asked to remain anonymous, the document Pastoral Guidelines for Ministry to Homosexuals in the Diocese of San Jose contributes to the ethical confusion on homosexuality among Catholic high school students because it has no mor