At 17, he was sent to visit a priest for a one-on-one counseling retreat. Some cope through absurd flamboyance and high camp; others sink into depression. I feel like, what I struggle with, I hope I can help other Catholics not lose their faith. I am fascinated with the depth and sincerity of parishioners, the immense generosity. Seven years later, he climbed up into his seminary dorm window and dangled one leg over the edge.
The lesson stuck.
Totah, gay boy. See also Alfred Kinsey Gender Sexuality transgenderism. It may force some kind of decision about the role of gay priests, clerical celibacy, and homosexuality across the church. Eventually, a woman stood up in the pews and he braced himself.
A second option would be a fudge, a rerun ofwhen the church said all gay priests should be fired and no gay men be admitted to the seminary … and then did nothing much about it.