Episcopalian Crisis

Authority, Homosexuality & the Future of Anglicanism

Many Roman Catholics, ordained and lay, were understandably concerned when the Vatican issued its statement last fall barring men with “deep-seated homosexual tendencies” from the priesthood. If a priest is faithful to his promise of chaste celibacy, what difference does it make if he understands himself to be homosexual? Many people thought it was celibacy, not sexual orientation, that mattered when it came to priestly discipline....

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Barry Jay Seltser is a writer and researcher living in Boston.

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