‘Catholic Sex Week’ at Harvard?

The Deacon's Bench | 11/9/2018 | Staff
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Yep. The Harvard Crimson reports:

Theologian Janet E. Smith delved into the Catholic Church’s stance on sex and sexuality in a lecture hosted by the Catholic Student Association in Emerson Hall Thursday evening.

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Smith, a professor of moral theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, a Catholic teaching institution in Detroit, and member of the Catholic Church’s Pontifical Council on the Family, spoke on why the Church prohibits premarital sex and the use of artificial contraceptives. Her talk drew several dozen Harvard affiliates and Cambridge residents.

Smith said her position is based on the idea that sex should be a commitment to parenthood.

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“Contraceptive sex is all about the physical relationship,” she said. “You don’t have to know a person, it’s just two faceless people in a sensual moment. When you engage in a sexual act — [Pope] John Paul II says — the very act says, ‘I’m willing to be a parent...
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