Vatican: Psychological Tests to Screen Priests for Sexual, Gay Urges


Would there be any left standing?

“Candidates for the Catholic priesthood should undergo psychological tests to screen out heterosexuals unable to control their sexual urges and those with strong homosexual tendencies, the Vatican said Thursday. A new document was the second in three years to deal with the effects of a sexual abuse scandal that rocked the Church six years ago. It said the early detection of ‘sometimes pathological’ psychological defects of men before they become priests would help avoid tragic experiences.”

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