Questions and Answers 1. Here again, the attempt to claim that the two sexual acts are one act is not tenable. Sheridan Bishop of Colorado Springs I wholeheartedly promote this program! They try to justify the former by the latter, by presenting them as if they were one act. The claim that unnatural sexual acts can be used as foreplay or stimulation, as long as this is combined with, followed by, or completed with an act of natural marital relations. One cannot consider acts in combination, nor consider multiple acts as a set, when evaluating the morality of each act.
Each and every unnatural sexual act is always objectively gravely immoral, even if it is preceded by, combined with, or followed by an act of natural marital sexual relations.
What Does the Church Teach About Oral Sex?
Once you know that it is stealing, you do not need to know the circumstances of the theft, or the intention, or the end result; you know enough to be certain that it is wrong, simply because it is theft. Saint Augustine condemns such acts unequivocally. If an act is intrinsically disordered and always gravely immoral when completed by itself, then it must still be intrinsically disordered and always gravely immoral even when it is only partial or is combined with an act which is moral. This act is clearly an act of unnatural sex. The Liturgical Press,