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Catholic Church reaffirms Bible: God dictates gender, which does not exist on a spectrum and cannot be changed

One day after Pentecost Sunday — the Christian holiday that commemorates the early church receiving the Holy Spirit — the Catholic Church issued an official declaration rejecting postmodern gender concepts and affirming the biblical vision for complementary genders.

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The Vatican’s department for Catholic education released a document titled “Male and Female He Created Them” — a reference to the biblical creation narrative — that reaffirms the traditional view that an individual’s gender is established by God and cannot be altered

The document claims there is an “educational crisis” stemming from culture-based education surrounding gender and sexuality.

It denounces “calls for public recognition of the right to choose one’s gender, and of a plurality of new types of unions, in direct contradiction of the model of marriage as being between one man and one woman, which is portrayed as a vestige of patriarchal societies.”

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