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-- I don't know what about the Kerry -- his written hidden voices reflections of the gay Catholic priest father Meyer thank employment program.
-- -- -- -- actually welcome that.
Thank you very much you wanna -- from any chance.
Defining your regular just a little bit -- Roy has been able to hear your we're gonna sank.
You serve in the Saint Louis and diocese and you're gonna leave for the past here -- this book which initially can anonymously now has your name on it to please explain help us understand what made you decide to.
The -- your name to this book.
All you can really control -- I think ultimately I'd wanna choose the -- it.
Give my opinion -- and what is believed to be the truth.
There are intrigued that we could be that wage because my name on the book.
You have been critical of the church and and I guess you've seen the statement made by the Saint Louis diocese.
In response to what -- said and they are saying that.
You know of course it.
That you're wrong and that they love gays and that there there's no animosity or antagonism toward gays.
What -- jury action to what they've said about him.
I'm personally let hoop it's a little more excitement with I don't know if you would pay attention much to couldn't -- that you -- -- I could treat.
Probably shipped about particular statement that that was -- pretty neutral.
All -- it -- it could have been that will correct it and I am I demonstrate that the church -- -- all the actual -- people but I do so that the -- -- in the way that we are teaching it.
Implementing our teaching on homosexuality is causing heart.
-- I like the -- do differently.
And group welcome and open the doors to all people regardless of pre bailout.
Well but gays are they not allowed to participate in church take the eucharist.
-- they denied any thing.
To do -- worshipping as a Catholic.
If the treatment for animal are you really are not a good night but I think they -- that.
I look at it being gay but they've come haven't been proven true -- aren't committed relationship that law.
If -- get married.
If they wanna you know publicly and now -- partnership with another person.
Then yes they are denied communion they are.
And -- expect them and they are there the lead the church they are on the job.
-- -- In combat ended but could diplomat that was coming to a young people in -- but I think that helped -- percent.
Can -- good attributed to -- -- little -- will be mutually.
Bit unexpected church to endorse gay marriage the at this point in their evolution I mean that's asking a lot of the Catholic Church.
I think you're correct in saying -- in it did this as an evolution that usually I don't expect the church to a bullish gay marriage.
I'll look at it I think the breweries open the possibility of talking about who -- you.
-- You might.
You know belief that the more frequent blog as important that the Internet.
A government that can forget that the move would produce such.
The the statement the -- -- archdiocese is farther mayor until late may or not -- correct.
I'm sorry for giving up other Meyer has before him an opportunity to be an example in mentor.
To Catholics in the archdiocese who struggle with the same feelings -- -- he will seize this opportunity to proclaim the gospel of life which offers the truth.
About the beauty of sanctity of human sexuality is entirely within his control.
What's your response to that.
-- -- remember that because I think dot Wal-Mart black preachers who is it almost actuality project it's not a -- it's not a call it's about an intrinsic disorder.
-- the gospel of life.
I've discovered in the scriptures and in the Bible promotional -- -- the strictures.
And studied theology is true that homosexuality the -- -- It's not something that people choose it is what it is and people can -- and commitment.
Monogamous relationships of love with one another.
As a doctor design and then what are -- say -- as Izturis is not condemn individuals for having same sex attraction it teaches that all people are called to responsibility.
Regarding sexuality whether they are homosexual or heterosexual.
Priest or -- -- person.
And and it talks about how the Catholic faith is defined but something far deeper and sexual orientation.
-- she probably -- as well.
I mean I don't -- -- never condone any sort of collection promiscuous behavior on the -- part of the world body called which troops walking in the past but it became a culture leakage.
Sorted labeled as -- You know get out there everybody -- their -- thing election in my experience of homosexual couples that is well not the case.
But people do live in relationship -- who are committed to one another.
And as an excellent all you know beautifully in the in the politics of the relationship.
-- you say in your statement that the church is hostile toward -- They're always in -- is in the way that it did church's teaching is being implemented by Eric.
You can control about -- -- that go around the world and and in this country about about what's happening to the homosexuals in the Catholic Church.
We -- -- I'm not Google are open to pick who called giving their support for the problem that destructive that apple got.
Ball that was appropriate that you that the -- was -- I don't know Benedict welcome to that -- -- applicable peaches like abortion and euthanasia.
We view at my my point -- always -- -- -- did we realize what that Judy young people who cheered that.
And are wondering contributing in trying to figure -- old sexual orientation well.
And you -- should openly gay marriage is a threat to world peace but they are intrinsically disordered that they have to defeat by alcoholism.
Understand what that don't treat -- people should.
It's been called in parliament just saying I know that amount crucial -- which didn't they call -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Reflections of gay Catholic priest what happens when a priest comes out as -- that doesn't happen very often doesn't.
Imagine having that much in this country.
At the mobile world are opening -- either.
-- -- -- -- Shouldn't written to be true yet them.
I don't know I don't know what what what happened when that happens I don't I don't know I know -- myself I'll tell myself this important that I think I.
And I will embrace a lot of potential to advocate -- Column for the LG TP community especially those who were made to feel -- stand by -- church and church leaders.
But there's a church -- you because you're gay will -- -- let you -- what I think I think punishing you in anyway.
Illusion no visuals and I'll remind -- archbishop.
As borrowers like you know I still had met battle between the -- of they've not been taken from the outside -- You know there's been no official posturing about what.
Are you -- you currently serving or you want your Levi's I understand it.
I couldn't imagine that the -- of your ability to think about -- to discern.
You know what I'm going to do with political my ministry will take all of and then also true go back to schools and working -- and that's huge degree count for.
You anticipate those staying in the -- -- going back serving in some way.
-- -- implemented June I have no expectations.
And stores are open you know my mind.
I don't know what got the lead in the -- -- out a -- But mostly on your -- either -- with a church are not as a priest threw me for rental for all you know you may.
Decide through leave the priesthood.
Could I could I would be I couldn't read the book launch that we had last week it shouldn't do it if there's a way for -- -- stay -- active ministry at the priest.
And that applicant would have achieved what I believe about hope -- -- -- -- -- Assault on the call there.
-- it's a matter of you being able to speak your mind and maintain your job at the same time.
It would not -- -- -- speak the truth about all.
Give any signals as to whether or -- -- be acceptable to the -- certainly to the archdiocese of Saint Louis.
And I've not heard anything official alleged ties with labor I think it.
My lip -- in the way actually people a lot of the -- Do you see your day went -- we see a day when -- will be able to get married this is one question of course -- the issue of gay marriage is a very different question.
But says -- can't marry.
It doesn't -- you're gay or straight you still can't marry but you see that ever changing.
More than the that won't which wouldn't feel people will bitch didn't foresee in the Catholic Church for component clergy spoke -- -- -- I don't.
Had been an indication that -- -- little to change.
At the same time there's no reason to believe that this inconsistency.
Would you like to -- to.
You know and hourly you know all the people that was -- -- the deal because as far as Indian -- understood that what I will look you know what it came into it.
-- that's not your battle.
You know totally what my.
Not -- that -- location at all.
I'd -- his people conflict it is sometimes -- just want to be clear that your issue is.
Making sure that you can speak out be welcoming to gays and have the church we welcoming but not an issue whether your cell that are now.
And the book is called reflections of the gate a Catholic priest -- voices I thank you father so much being weather's nice thank you so much for your time.
Appreciated very much brother Gary Meyer.
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