October 10, 2005

Singer Slams Gay Priest Witch Hunt

Rainbow Network

10 October 2005

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has slammed what she calls the Catholic Church's "witch hunt" against gay priests, warning church leaders that they are “blasphemous” for criticizing gay people.

The controversial singer said she believes senior figures in the Catholic Church are now "preaching against love" in the campaign against lesbian and gay people.

The pope is thought to be considering a document that may ban gay men from joining the priesthood. In addition, a Vatican team is conducting a thorough review of US seminaries with a focus on identifying gay students and alumni.

Posted by kshaw at October 10, 2005 10:15 AM