Morality and the homosexual
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Morality and the homosexual a Catholic approach to a moral problem. by Michael J. Buckley

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Published by Sands in London .
Written in English


  • Homosexuality.

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StatementWith foreword by John C. Heenan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18268487M

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