“In response to a layman questioning whether or not it was appropriate for the Dominicans to ordain to the priesthood a once married, divorced, then-partnered homosexual activist to the priesthood, th

“In response to a layman questioning whether or not it was appropriate for the Dominicans to ordain to the priesthood a once married, divorced, then-partnered homosexual activist to the priesthood, the undersecretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, P. Jesus Torres, C.F.M., declared that the issue is up to that individual-s Dominican superiors.” A group of Catholics led by Illinois based RCF has asked Cardinal Ratzinger to opine on what this implies for homosexuals seeking access to the priesthood, and got a suprisingly encouraging response.