New Vatican Document Bans Gay Priests
In a new statement that bears the signature of Pope Benedict, the Vatican has announced its intention to ban gay men from the priesthood. The pronouncement is likely to raise further questions about the authority of the papacy, about the ordination of gay men (not to mention women), and about the future of a church that appears increasingly resistant to reform.
We look at the issues:
A Democracy Movement in the Church?
The history, current status, and future of the Papacy.
Is the Pope Infallible?
On the Ordination of Homosexuals: The Debate Continues
Sounds like the church is driving itself deeper into the mud