SAN DIEGO — When Antonio Aaron Bianco arrived for work at his Roman Catholic church office on a recent Monday morning, he was rattled to discover that someone had broken into the conference room and spray-painted a message in large yellow letters on the wall. For Mr. Bianco, a gay layman in charge of managing St.
In what is widely considered to be his most accepting statement to date, Pope Francis reportedly reassured a Chilean man during an intimate meeting that he was born gay and that God loved him unconditionally. The pontiff met with Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor of clerical sexual abuse, last week. The pope loves you like this.
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Juan Carlos Cruz spoke privately with the pontiff last week about the abuse he suffered at the hands of a prominent Chilean priest. The Pope loves you like this. You have to be happy with who you are.
Religious principles and values provide meaning and affect personal identity. They may also conflict with intimate needs and desires. This article examines how gay Catholics manage conflicting areas between their sexual and religious selves.
We have no reliable figures on just how many priests in the Catholic Church are gay. The Vatican has conducted many studies on its own clergy but never on this subject. The consensus in my own research over the past few months converged on around 30 to 40 percent among parish priests and considerably more than that — as many as 60 percent or higher — among religious orders like the Franciscans or the Jesuits.
Holy See: between 60 and 70 per cent of seminarians are gay, according to Axel. Their names have been changed. Seven are clearly gay.
How Can We Help You? Cual es el Ambiente de Fe en tu familia? As a result, many gay and lesbian Catholics fail to participate as fully as they can in the spiritual and sacramental life of the Church, and many Catholic communities fail to welcome and embrace gay and lesbian Catholics as fully as they should.
The canon law of the Catholic Church requires that clerics "observe perfect and perpetual continence for the sake of the kingdom of heaven". Inthe Church clarified that men with "deeply rooted homosexual tendencies" cannot be ordained. Nevertheless, a senior Vatican official confirmed a report in Corriere della Sera that gay men who are closeted and chaste abstain from sexual activity for at least three years will still be allowed to become priests,  and others have argued that the church would be unable to enforce an outright ban even if it tried.