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Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Is this progress?

Vatican may admit 'transitory' gays into priesthood

If you have not had sex with a man for the past three years, you can become a priest! You still have to be a man, of course.

Make your own jokes in the comments.


Anonymous said...

Are there rules about how long you have to wait after having sex with a woman? What, exactly, counts as "sex" in this context? If you only ashamedly paid for gay sex, rather than having a open relationship and as part of the 'gay culture', is that better or worse?

I can see the T-shirt now: "Priest in Training: 2 years and 362 days to since last Saturday."

Or just: Silence = Silence 

// posted by LTG

Dr. Strangelove said...

The old rule was that priests could not be gay, but they did not say exactly what that meant. Does a single homosexual experience make one "gay"? Or is it merely an instance of sin? Clearly, under the old rules, a few acts could be forgiven as sins. And priests were not required to be free of sin or free of lusty thoughts.

The new rules are more strict. Even a single act in the previous three years is now unforgiveable for a priest. And once may not even have "tendencies" or support gay culture. Pretty harsh, if you ask me.

Anonymous said...

I still like the joke at the end of "The Aristocrats" the best:

"I was out to dinner and saw a couple of priests dining together at a neighboring table. I didn't know whether to send them a bottle of wine or a Cub Scout."



// posted by Bob Lewis

Anonymous said...

What is the difference between "transitory" (which sounds like a bad traveling habit) and "Deep-seated" homosexuality?

It shows a complete lack of sophistication about homosexuality and people in general. Look, I am heterosexual and there is nothing you can do to change that. So why do people think homosexuality is a "condition" than can be "cured" or a deviant behavior that can be modified? The Church says homosexuality is a, "sexual tendency and not an identity." What-everrrrr.

You know, as Freud might point out, all of that sexual repression results in a Church overly obsessed with sex.

// posted by USWest

Anonymous said...

It is appalling that a man calling himself the Vicar of Christ can think of nothing better to do than go on a witchhunt for gays.  

// posted by LTG