Deutsche Welle, published November 8.
— A German bishop has declared that sexual diversity is “willed by God and does not violate the Creator’s will,” and that “homosexual lovemaking” is not an aberration but a “variant of human sexuality.”
Helmut Dieser, the bishop of the diocese of Aachen and the head of the Forum for Sexuality and Partnership for the Synodal Way, is known for his heterodox views on sexuality. He made his latest scandalous comments in an interview with the German news outlet Deutsche Welle, published November 8.
The German prelate said that the “current state of Church teaching does not do justice to certain realities in the area of human sexuality.” Dieser called the Church’s teaching on sexuality “too simplified.”
“This applies, for example, to the question of homosexuality,” Dieser continued. “We cannot give homosexual people the answer that their feelings are unnatural and that they must therefore live celibate lives. As a Church, we have to answer these questions in a new way.”
The German prelate claimed that “the science” would show that homosexuality is “not a mishap, not a disease, not an expression of a deficit, nor, by the way, a consequence of original sin.”
“The world is colorful and creation is diverse,” Dieser stated. “And then I may also accept a diversity in the area of sexuality that is willed by God and does not violate the Creator’s will.”
This is not the first time that Dieser expressed his view that homosexuality is “willed by God.” He made the same assertion in an interview in September, in which he also claimed that contraception “strengths the protection of life.”
Bishop Dieser has very eloquently expressed the non traditional view that homosexual attraction and love making is not an abberation.
In other words homosexual attraction and LOVE MAKING is absolutely moral and non sinful in the eyes of God.
Bishop Dieser expresses my thoughts exactly.
And it’s very important to remember that Bishop Dieser never used the word SEX.
He spoke about ATTRACTION and LOVE MAKING.
That’s a major mistake that the RCC and many Catholics make
They reduce everything to sex and sexual acts.
And forget about LOVE, AFFECTION, COMPANIONSHIP, BEING BEST FRIENDS.
Real homosexual relationships, like real heterosexual relationships, are about a lot more than sex.
“God is love”.