I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man
and a woman
(Arnold Schwarzenegger in an interview during the California gubernatorial campaign, 2003)
A government that would deny a gay man the right to bridal registry is a
(Margaret Cho in Notorius C.H.O., 2000)
Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is a more or less strong tendency ordered toward an intrinsic moral evil.
[...] But the proper reaction to crimes committed against homosexual persons should not be to claim that the homosexual condition is not disordered. When such a claim is made and when homosexual activity is consequently condoned, or when civil legislation is introduced to protect behavior to which no one has any conceivable right, neither the Church nor society at large should be surprised when other distorted notions and practices gain ground, and irrational and violent reactions
Joseph Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI), Letter to the bishops of the Catholic Church, October 1, 1986.
Although motherhood is a key element of women's identity, this does not mean that women should be considered from the sole perspective of physical procreation.
[...] The existence of the Christian vocation of virginity, radical with regard to both the Old Testament tradition and the demands made by many societies, is of the greatest importance in this regard.
Joseph Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI), Letter to the bishops of the Catholic Church, May 31, 2004.
I don't hate African-Americans, I hate hippies!