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What Jesus said about homosexuality and birth control -- nothing

To the editor: San Francisco Roman Catholic Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone's new contract with archdiocese workers has, according to the Times article, moral strictures against homosexuality, same-sex marriage, artificial reproduction, contraception and masturbation. ("S.F. archdiocese teachers overwhelmingly reject moral strictures," March 4) I cannot recall any section of the Gospels where Jesus talks about these or any section requiring his disciples and followers to sign a moral contract. But in the Gospels Jesus says that children are to be accepted and protected. Jesus is very clear that children are not to be abused. Cordileone does not mention rejecting...

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