03 Jun '11, 9pm

German Catholic Group Offers Homeopathic 'Cure' for Homosexuality

German Catholic Group Offers Homeopathic 'Cure' for Homosexuality

It was revealed this week that a Catholic association of doctors in Germany has been advertising a homeopathic "cure" for homosexuality on its website, much to the outrage of LGBT rights groups in the country. Billed as "Therapy Options for Homosexuality" the Union of Catholic Physicians (UCP), which reportedly calls itself the Catholic voice for the medical community, says that while homosexuality is not an illness, there can be a variety of treatments to keep those "inclinations" at bay. More from SPIEGEL Online International : Possibilities include "constitutional treatments with homeopathic tools … such as homeopathic dilutions like Platinum," "psychotherapy," and "religious counseling." Among homeopathy's controversial treatments are the prescription of "Globuli," tiny pills that consisting mostly of sugar. "We know about a number of people with homosexual feelings wh...

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