Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests – AOL News

VATICAN CITY, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life, Pope Francis says in a new book.While he has previously spoken of the need for better screening of candidates for the religious life, his comments suggesting that priests who cannot keep their vows of celibacy should leave are some of his clearest to date.

Source: Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests – AOL News

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