These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. The notion that a certain sexual identity leads to abusive behavior has demoralized gay priests for decades. Ask anyone who follows Jesus, and they'll tell you how knowing him has affected their life. I started thinking more, caring more about other people, than about myself. I want you to be God in my life, I want to know you, experience your love, and right now, I ask you to lead my life.
The relationship was discovered and reported to his bishop, and he has not had sex since.
Final Ruling: Opinion Frank Bruni. The satisfaction of it does not keep us full.
The priest friends who died of AIDS.