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From readers – May 7, 2020

From readers – May 7, 2020

Let letters stand alone
Nature and nurture

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Seminar speakers: ‘Gender ideology’ spreads false idea of human person, doesn’t belong in Catholic education 

Seminar speakers: ‘Gender ideology’ spreads false idea of human person, doesn’t belong in Catholic education 

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a culture where public school policies are increasingly pushing parents out of important conversations about their child’s sexual identity and gender expression, Catholic educators need to take an opposite approach, speakers told two gatherings of pastors, Catholic school leaders and religious education directors Feb. 20-21.  Sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ […]

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New guidelines for Catholic schools affirm students’ sexual identity as biological sex, opposing gender theory

New guidelines for Catholic schools affirm students’ sexual identity as biological sex, opposing gender theory

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools and religious education programs in Minnesota dioceses are to relate to students “in a way that is respectful of and consistent with each student’s God-given sexual identity and biological sex,” the document states.

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Legislature considers counseling ban that could affect faith-based therapy

Legislature considers counseling ban that could affect faith-based therapy

| Susan Klemond | February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference opposes the bill, in part because it could impact settings far beyond professional counseling, said Jason Adkins, MCC executive director.

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Symposium explores gender identity, ‘question of our era’

Symposium explores gender identity, ‘question of our era’

| December 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

The symposium’s speakers contributed to an overall message of affirmation that men and women have real biological and social differences that complement one another in their relationships, especially as husbands and wives, and fathers and mothers; and that there are personal, theological and social implications when male and female complementarity is discounted, or when attempts are made to separate  the notion of gender from a person’s biological sex.

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Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

| Bridget Ryder | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a child growing up in the Los Angeles area in the 1940s, Heyer spent a lot of time with his grandmother, who babysat him. At age 4, Heyer became curious about the chiffon and lace she used as a seamstress, about the clothes she made and about being a girl.

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Letters – November 9, 2017

Letters – November 9, 2017

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Checking agendas
‘Above and beyond’

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Letters – October 26, 2017

Letters – October 26, 2017

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Urban missionaries?
Engaging lay leadership
Transgender considerations

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Letters – October 12, 2017

Letters – October 12, 2017

| October 12, 2017 | 8 Comments

Transgender article marginalizing

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Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2017 | 11 Comments

While societies must find a way to overcome the subjugation of women, pretending there are no differences between men and women or even using technology to change a person’s sex is not the answer, Pope Francis said.

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Switching sexes? Transgender ideology and the Church

Switching sexes? Transgender ideology and the Church

| Jonathan Liedl | September 26, 2017 | 27 Comments

Before Oct. 14, 2015, Emily Zinos admits she didn’t give much thought to transgenderism. At that point in time, the mother of seven and parishioner of Holy Family in St. Louis Park considered the ideology, which advances the claim that gender and sexual identity are not inherently tied to biological sex, to be a “fringe issue.” In her estimation, it was something that played out in celebrity tabloids and progressive academic circles, but certainly had no direct impact on her or her family.

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Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

| September 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Health care reform, transgender theory and the opioid epidemic were featured topics at a Sept. 20 gathering of Minnesota’s Catholic bishops and lay leaders.

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