The Vatican has conducted many studies on its own clergy but never on this subject. Which in turn puts a premium on outward appearance and enforces conformity to a certain official ideal. Bev Ceccanti. A young priest in Rome,
In many ways, the old, elaborate High Mass, with its incense and processions, color-coded vestments, liturgical complexity, musical precision, choirs, organs, and sheer drama, is obviouslyin part, a creation of the gay priesthood. Father Mike was the bandage on all of those open wounds.
If people were "born that way", identical twins would be consistently clergy have long been full of gays are wrong gay or straight. I understand this question, because behind it lie deep wounds.
The cake is fucked up no matter what you do. Point is, everyone knew. Archived from the original on 8 March Although gay lifestyles have been condemned by the church, a number of senior members of the clergy have been alleged to have engaged in homosexual activity.
LGBT Christian clergy. Brian Popsnap : Oh, like it won in California?
No doubt, the erroneous notion that public morality and private morality, can serve in opposition to one another, and are not complementary, has led to grievous error in both Faith and reason. Despite all this, in the mids he entered seminary after graduating from college.
Vines and Wilson relate stories of people who were sure that the Bible condemned homosexuality.