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The Catholic Churches teachings on sex before marriage and on divorce do not have much support. Do you think the church should change with her teachings or change them? Give reasons for your answer, make sure that you support your answers and make sure yo

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The Catholic Churches teachings on sex before marriage and on divorce do not have much support. Do you think the church should change with her teachings or change them? Give reasons for your answer, make sure that you support your answers and make sure you consider more than one point of view. MARRIAGE The Roman Catholic Church teaches that all forms of sexual activity outside marriage are wrong. This includes adultery, fornication and homosexuality; the Roman Catholic Church underlines the traditional teachings of the church on sexual morality, arguing strongly in favour of chastity. To stay with her teachings: o Church made thoughtful decisions to protect its followers and rules should be kept because they help Christians to live their lives good. To change her teachings: o Because her teachings are out of date and it doesn't apply to people now a days. ...read more.

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All Christians try to get us close to God as they can Catholics make a commitment to follow Jesus Christ and its teachings, by doing this Catholics commit themselves to listen to the church and follow there directions. We in Britain make up only a tiny fragment of the members of the Catholic Church, other societies in other parts o the world do not share the same points as we do. We all have to think weather or not it is right that the Church changes her teachings to make a few members happy or should she take into account the majority of her members. It is possible that the teachings of the church should be as they are because they should take into account most of her members of the church close to the original, traditional teachings. ...read more.

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Many marriages both within and outside her church are lifelong, just as Jesus taught his disciples. The church should maintain its teachings for the benefit and consideration of the majority of its teachings for a few members. The Catholic Church considers marriage to be a sacrament, therefore it should be taken serious. The church teaches that marriage is for life and divorce is not an option and should be kept as it is because if the couple prepare themselves properly they will fully understand the commitment they are showing. If the church helps us to understand the commitment of the marriage before they get married, the teaching should stay the same. In marriage the Catholics commit themselves to living as Jesus taught. Mark 10-2-9 "Man must not separate what god has goin to gather" Quote from Mark, proves the teachings of Jesus about marriage so it is right that the Catholic Church retains her teachings on marriage and divorce. NIC CUTHBERT RE COURSEWORK MRS ROBINSON ...read more.

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