November 16, 2005



Catholic bishops met in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Vatican's plan to screen U.S. seminaries for applicants who might be gay. A report from Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Maryland explains the process.

JUDY VALENTE: These candidates for the priesthood have just arrived at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Maryland. The seminary is nearly 200 years old and one of the largest in the country. Like other seminaries and schools of theology, it will soon be visited for several days by one of the teams of American bishops and priests selected by the Vatican.

MONSIGNOR STEVEN ROHLFS: They have been asked to interview all of the seminarians, every single one. They've been asked to interview all of our faculty, all of the administration. We had to provide all of the coursework that we teach, all the outlines, all the bibliographies; they'll interview all of the professors.

Posted by kshaw at November 16, 2005 05:10 PM