While gay men do serve as priests, rarely does priest to come out to his parishioners in this way. Retrieved 26 April — via IMDb. May 28, In the light of such teaching, this Dicastery, in accord with the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, believes it necessary to state clearly that the Church, while profoundly respecting the persons in question, cannot admit to the seminary or to holy orders those who practise homosexuality, present deep-seated homosexual tendencies or support the so-called "gay culture". Pope Francis has directly faced questions from journalists about whether a "gay lobby" effectively operates within the Vatican itself, and investigative journalists have caught several high-ranking Vatican clerics engaging in homosexual sexual activity or relationships. Cancel Send. Social Justice.
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In a statement lamenting Hall's suspension, Francis DeBernardo, executive director of New Ways Ministry, called Hall "courageous" and said "the archbishop is saying that his church fears associating with LGBT people — a fear which is contrary to the gospel. Asian Voices. Social Justice.
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