Saturday, January 31, 2015

New Book Unearths The Dark Corners Of The Catholic Church

HuffPost Arts & Books


"When he enrolls in seminary school at 17, Odran Yates counts himself as “one of the lucky ones.” Many of his peers, including his frank and cynical bunkmate Tom Cardle, were forced into a secular life by devout -- and sometimes abusive -- family members. But Odran sees the vocation of priesthood if not as a calling, then at least as a comfort. His mother might’ve declared his destiny after having a vision while watching a late night talk show, but Odran takes no issue with the demands the life calls for -- namely celibacy, an inconvenience often unnamed during his school years." (Read more here)

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