A group of gay priests in the Netherlands released an open letter to Pope Francis on the topic.
The moves are positive, but the church needs to do more, say activists.
The escort, who gathered social media messages from priests seeking gay sex, said he was tired of hypocrisy.
Cardinal Robert Sarah, who has previously said "gender ideology and ISIS" are both major threats to the family, didn't care for Rev. James Martin's Building a Bridge.
The affirmation of the ban comes in a new Vatican document — even though it's widely acknowledged that there are many gay priests in the church.
“Today, in schools they are teaching this to children — to children! — that everyone can choose their gender,” the pope says, none too pleased.