The legalization of abortion forced the Church to confront this issue and provide an active ministry to women facing an "unwanted" pregnancy and to women experiencing post-abortion trauma. Beitchman ; Herrell ; Fergusson The priest can assure the penitent that there is every reason to hope that the situation will change and that God loves them and wants them to live a full and happy life. Toronto Globe and Mail. As the understanding of the adaptive nature of most homosexual behavior has become more widespread, however, there has evolved a greater therapeutic optimism about the possibilities for change, and progressively more hopeful results are being reported Fortunate Familiesa national organization of Catholic parents with LGBTQ and Multiple children supporting others like us to affirm, celebrate and seek equality for our families. Advocating for sexual reorientation while being critical of religious reorientation again demonstrates nothing more than bias. I now claim that these changes can be sustained.
Persons should not be identified with their emotional or developmental conflicts as though this were the essence of their identity.
Stances of Faiths on LGBTQ Issues: Roman Catholic Church
Journal of Sex Research. Each bishop answers directly to the Pope, not to an archbishop. The death of a beloved mother leaves cold isolation. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association: Green  Catholics believe that sexuality was designed by God as a sign of the love of Christ, the bridegroom, for his Bride, the Church, and therefore sexual activity is appropriate only in marriage. I now claim that these changes can be sustained.
New Directions for Life. Unfortunately, this help is not always readily available in all areas. Some researchers FriedmanPhillips,  have identified another less pronounced syndrome in boys — chronic feelings of unmasculinity. A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspective. Some even support a lessening of restrictions on sex between adults and minors Mirkin  or deny the negative psychological impact of sexual child abuse. John Harvey has developed an excellent and authentically Catholic network of support groups, is not yet available in every diocese and major city. Who even wants to be neutral about such a possibility?