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Sat Jul 23, 2016, 05:26 PM

6. I thought I could be a gay Jesuit priest. I canít believe how wrong I was...

 

Over time, I realized I could not be part of an institution that hated me. I thought of the anti-gay legislation in countries like Uganda and Russia. I didnít want to be part of an organization with similar policies, where LGBT Catholics are fired for loving their partners, for being the selves God created, the selves God delights in.

Iíve since left the priesthood and have pursued a different religious life with the Episcopal church.

But I am not the only victim. LGBTQ Roman Catholics are being fired from employment, simply because of their sexuality.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/09/17/i-thought-i-could-be-a-gay-jesuit-priest-i-cant-believe-how-wrong-i-was/


That's walking a walk, but not one I can support.

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