“These Are Not The Virtuous Men You’re Looking For”
Mandeville, LA – The Catholic religion’s stance on chastity is a very conservative one. Church doctrine was, and still is, very stern when it comes to sex. Sex is strictly reserved for marriage and any expression of sexuality outside of it is seen as a sin. During the Renaissance as well as today, this is not the case. Many individual cases of sexual promiscuity happened during those times and happen today on a daily basis. Even Renaissance priests joined in on the sin as they often times had affairs with laywomen or even with nuns. The profession of prostitution was and still is a lifestyle dedicated to being unchaste. While the Church’s viewpoint on chastity is strict, its punishment for it for it was not as extreme as the punishment mandated by the…
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