From the Catholic Social Teachings
144. “God shows no partiality” (Acts 10:34; cf. Rom 2:11; Gal 2:6; Eph 6:9), since all people have the same dignity as creatures made in his image and likeness. The Incarnation of the Son of God shows the equality of all people with regard to dignity: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Gal 3:28; cf. Rom 10:12; 1 Cor 12:13, Col 3:11).
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC):
Note: Philosophical terms are used in the CCCs and hence need to be read in the right context.
- CHASTITY: The integrity of the person
- CHASTITY: The integrality of the gift of self and the various forms of chastity
- CHASTITY: Chastity and homosexuality
2359: Homosexual persons are called to chastity. By the virtues of self-mastery that teach them inner freedom, at times by the support of disinterested friendship, by prayer and sacramental grace, they can and should gradually and resolutely approach Christian perfection.