“The candidate does not necessarily have to practice homosexuality (to be excluded.) He can even be without sin. But if he has this deeply seated tendency, he cannot be admitted to priestly ministry precisely because of the nature of the priesthood, in which a spiritual paternity is carried out.
Here we are not talking about whether he commits sins, but whether this
deeply rooted tendency remains.”
Friday, October 31, 2008
New doc.. on same-sex attraction & the priesthood
Homosexuality and the priesthood revisited