Fr. John Harvey, one of the world's foremost authorities on homosexuality, writes from his many years of experience in pastoral work. In this useful and informative book the author addresses the common problems encountered in counseling and assisting homosexual persons in the struggle to lead chaste lives. Fr. Harvey discusses the teachings of the Catholic Church on homosexuality, and presents and evaluates the views of dissenting theologians on the morality of homosexual acts. Fr. Harvey also discusses the possiblilty of change of orientation for homosexual persons. He provides much information about Christian individuals who have found healing and spiritual growth through acceptance of the "tough love" of the Gospel, and also summarizes what a number of psychiatrists and psychologists have written concerning the successful resolution of the homosexual conflict.