Many religious traditions celebrate sexuality as a gift from God. Explore what the Church teaches about gender, sex, contraception and homosexuality.
What is the main purpose of sex according to the Catholic Church?
For procreation only
To prove that the couple love each other
To unite a couple and for procreation
What is the Catholic Church’s stance on homosexuality?
Homosexuality is wrong
Homosexuality is accepted, but the physical act of sex is not
Homosexuality is accepted including the physical act of sex
What does the Catholic Church teach about contraception?
Only married couples should use it
That it is always wrong
All Catholics are free to use it as they want
Why is sexuality important?
It makes people active
It is an essential part of who a person is
Sexuality is not important - spirituality is important
What is the central message in Genesis with regard to men and women?
That man was made from a woman
That men and women belong together to be complete
That men are superior to women
What does St Paul say about the body?
The body should be despised
You can do whatever you want with your body
The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit
Which of the Ten Commandments supports the idea that sex should only happen within marriage?
You shall not bear false witness
You shall not commit adultery
Honour your father and your mother
What is the legal age of consent for sex in the UK?
14 years old
15 years old
16 years old
What is the Catholic Church's position on contraception?
It allows a couple to show sexual love and regulate the size of their family
It is wrong as it interferes with God's work
It should be used all the time
Which argument do some Christians use against condemning homosexual activity?
Homosexuality is condoned in the Bible
Each person is created by God and their sexuality is an essential part of them
Jesus had 12 male disciples