of Santiago del Estero in Argentina, retired after video surfaced showing him engaged in homosexual acts; 31 and Francisco. Jesus would not." 34 Notable gay priests edit Robert Carter was one of the first gay priests to publicly come out as gay. Gumbleton, Thomas (September 30, 2002). Retrieved b gay afspraak Dynes, Wayne (1990). Usually, but not exclusively, this meant homosexual behavior." Steps were subsequently taken to deal with the issue, including correcting a "laxity of discipline". 15 It was probably only in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries that a mass condemnation of homosexuality began in Europe. The report spoke about "difficulties in the area of morality. However, this was left to bishops to enforce and most did not, holding homosexuals to the same standards of celibate chastity as heterosexual seminarians. Sipe, A Secret World: sexuality and the search for celibacy, New York, 1990 Stuard, Elizabeth. A b "Vatican Won't Ban Gay Priests".
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4 While the preparation for this document had started 10 years before its publication, 5 this instruction is seen as an official answer by the Catholic Church to several sex scandals involving priests in the late 20th/early 21st century, including the American Roman Catholic sex. Retrieved July 17, 2012. 39 Mass Appeal (1984) starring Jack Lemmon and eljko Ivanek as Deacon Mark Dolson, who is struggling with his homosexuality and church authority as a seminarian. Bishops are gay Archived June 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Catsoulis, Jeannette (September 30, 2010). In response, he was immediately removed from his Vatican post within the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. He is a professor in the Department of Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology at the University of West Georgia, near Atlanta. The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, (PDF).