Differently ordered or intrinsically disordered?

Father James Martin, editor-at-large of the Jesuit-run America magazine who was recently appointed as a member of the Vatican Secretariat on Communications, said the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s use of the term intrinsically disordered in regard to homosexual acts is “needlessly hurtful.” He offered “differently ordered” as preferable, because it could express the concept “more pastorally.”

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