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I am a Roman Catholic, and while I discovered that the bible doesn’t really favor homosexuality, which somehow challenged my faith and religious beliefs, I have no plans in switching to a different religion, or be an Atheist, but I am keeping an open mind in thoroughly understanding the holy bible, and find better interpretations, be it within the Christian world or somewhere else. I do have a lot of questions, and like everyone else, I want answers and enlightenment. I think that the best way to start is to study this book, since this is the same book that changed the perspective of my ancestors, my countrymen, among million (or billion) others.
For now, let me share some verses I found in the book that caught my attention and some other suggested must-read by others: Do not practice homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman. It is a detestable sin. (Leviticus 18:22) If a man practices homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman, both men have committed a detestable act. They must both be put to death, for they are guilty of a capital offense. (Leviticus 20:13) Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice homosexuality, or are thieves, or greedy people, or drunkards, or are abusive, or cheat people—none of these will inherit the Kingdom of God. (1 Corinthians 6:9-10) It is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it. (James 4:17)