Homosexual priest, dismissed from Vatican post, now suspended from ministry
October 21, 2015
Msgr. Krysztof Charamsa, who was dismissed from his post at the Vatican after he announced that he is an active homosexual with a lover, has been suspended from priestly ministry.
The Polish priest, who had been working at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, received notice from the Diocese of Pelplin that he is forbidden to exercise priestly functions or to wear clerical garb until he amends his life. The diocese said that this penalty was designed to cause “a real improvement of life, and it can be reversed.”
Charamsa has left Rome and is currently living with his boyfriend in Barcelona.
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Posted by: mwean7331 -
Oct. 21, 2015 6:43 PM ET USA
Thanks for this information. This situation really made me angry. This man ( a Priest in name only) caused great scandal to the faithful and those who are not. I feared he would be just sent on some retreat to a monastery and then go back to his Priestly duties. He cannot be persona Christi and the thought of his celebrating Mass was repugnant. My prayers were answered. Now I will pray for his soul. He will need many prayers when he meets his Maker.