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It has become a double stigma: targeted by the hierarchy for being gay and by the general public for being pedophiles. It was one of those moments of wanting something to happen with a friend. It is impossible for most human beings to avoid falling in love or physically expressing their sexual being at some point in their lives.
The consensus in my own research over the past few months converged on around 30 to 40 percent among parish priests and considerably more than that — as many as 60 percent or higher — among religious orders like the Franciscans or the Jesuits. Because that's what I'm gonna give him in the relationship too.
Scarred, scared men became priests, and certain distinct patterns emerged. The goal, they explained, was to be free of any particular attachment so they could devote their entire selves to the church as a whole.
He will not make promises that he knows he can't keep, or do things that he knows may sabotage the relationship.