Vatican fires priest for revealing he was gay

Washington: The Vatican has fired a high ranking Church official after he revealed to an Italian newspaper that he was gay and had a male partner.

According to the Washington Times, Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa told the Italian newspaper that he was gay and proud of it.

Charamsa, 43, is a Polish theologian who worked in the Hole See press office.

Charamsa was also booted from his jobs teaching theology at pontifical universities in Rome. He had worked at the Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith, the Vatican’s doctrinal arm, since 2003. (ANI)