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Title The Catholic Church [electronic resource] / Noah Berlatsky, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Gale Opposing Viewpoints Ebook  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Series Opposing viewpoints
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index.
Contents Celibacy is an important part of the priesthood / Kevin O'Brien -- Celibacy should not be a requirement for Catholic priests / Marc Pascal -- Women should not be priests / American Catholic -- Women should not be barred from the priesthood / John Wijngaards -- Gays should be barred from the priesthood / John Thavis -- Gays should not be barred from the priesthood / Michael Sean Winters -- The Catholic Church rejects homosexual acts, but condemns prejudice against homosexual persons / Ron Belgau -- The National Organization for Marriage encourages Catholic anti-gay bigotry / Walter Barton -- The Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage is not based on prejudice / Doug Williams -- Gay Catholics should leave the church / Rod Dreher -- Gay Catholics can remain in the church / Andrew Sullivan -- Homophobia and repression led to the church sex abuse scandal / David France -- Gay priests should not be the focus of the church sex abuse scandal / Daniel Burke -- The Catholic Church promotes natural birth control and sexuality within marriage / Angela Townsend -- The Catholic Church is uncomfortable with sexuality in marriage / Frances Kissling -- The Catholic Church must oppose embryonic stem cell research / Nancy Frazier O'Brien -- Embryonic stem-cell research can be reconciled with Catholicism / Anthony Stevens-Arroyo -- The Catholic Church's opposition to condoms endangers African women / Marcella Alsan -- The Catholic Church is not responsible for the spread of AIDs in Africa / Rich Deem -- The Catholic Church must prevent abortion being funded through health care reform / Keith Fournier -- The Catholic Church should not make abortion central to health care reform / James Carroll -- The Catholic Church may gain many converts by absorbing disaffected Anglicans / Ruth Gledhill, Sophie Tedmanson, Giles Whittell, and Richard Owen -- Absorbing Anglicans into the Catholic Church may have unintended consequences / Gerald Floyd -- The Catholic Church needs to be stricter to grow / Christopher Chantrill -- The Catholic Church and other religious groups will experience demographic changes / Sean Scallon -- The Catholic Church worldwide will grow by becoming less centered in Europe / John L. Allen, Jr.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Subject Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Catholic Church -- Membership.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Church growth -- Catholic Church.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Berlatsky, Noah.
ISBN 9780737751048 (hardcover)
9780737751055 (pbk.)

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