The Experts Speak!
Perhaps if we heard from people who aren't named "Andrew" we might get something besides flat contradictions.
- "The document is in fact a stinging defeat for those Catholic conservatives in Rome and in this country who have been blaming gays for the sexual abuse crisis and wanted to ban them completely from the priesthood." - Andrew Greeley
- "[T]his is demonstrably a ban on all gay priests and seminarians, regardless of their commitment to celibacy, and is expected to be rigorously enforced." - Andrew Sullivan
-- A tip of the hat to Mr. Shea