Priest Plans to Defy Vatican Orders

“The Rev. Tony Flannery, 66, who was suspended by the Vatican last year, said he was told by the Vatican that he would be allowed to return to ministry only if he agreed to write, sign and publish a statement agreeing, among other things, that women should never be ordained as priests and that he would adhere to church orthodoxy on matters like contraception and homosexuality.”

Here is the NY Times article.

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  • Tselin Nyai

    The politics are not understood, but if I were to write things counter to my boss I would not. The media is not the place for sensitive discussions.