I Almost Worked for the Holy See: One Gay Catholic’s Response to Discrimination

The University had agreed to the position: gay persons need not apply.

I first came to know the Catholic Studies department at the University of St. Thomas while on its undergraduate Rome program. I was trying to claw my way out of depression during that semester. The year before, I had been kicked out of my dorm at Notre Dame because of a confusing same-sex relationship, and also banned from attending Mass in that dorm’s …

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