Episode 250

Living as Brother and Sister, Climax Outside Intercourse & the Incarnation as Plan B | ACW250


October 16th, 2023

54 mins 33 secs

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About this Episode

Questions answered this episode:

  • When would it be appropriate to recommend living as brother and sister to couples who got a civil divorce, got remarried but are still in a sacramental marriage with a former spouse? What exactly does “living as brother and sister” entail?
  • Where does the Church teach that mutual acts of intimacy which do not involve intercourse but which result in orgasm for one or both spouses are evil?
  • Can you explain how the Incarnation was not God’s plan B?

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