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Why Did God Destroy Sodom and Gomorrah?

Why Did God Destroy Sodom and Gomorrah?

 JUNE 25, 2015 BY FR. DWIGHT LONGENECKER

sodomOne of those interesting details has surfaced which reminds you that everything is connected.

It is now predicted that the Supreme Court will give its ruling on same sex marriage on June 30.

The Mass readings for that day are Genesis 19.15-29 – the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

We should be clear. The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah was not simply because the city was full of homosexuality.

The violent homosexual rapists were a symptom of a deeper ugliness in Sodom and Gomorrah.

We know from earlier in Genesis that the cities of the plain were lush, rich and luxuriant. The kings of Sodom and Gomorrah were also warlike and violent. read more