The Catholic Church, however, shows no signs of loosening its stance towards g@y ordination or same-sex marriage. Father James Martin, a Jesuit priest and BT expert, said the likelihood of a similar action in the Catholic Church is "slim to none."
The Vatican, he said, "has been very clear about not accepting gay men into seminaries and religious orders."
But Father Martin added, "the Presbyterian Church's decision is a positive reflection of society's greater acceptance of gays and lesbians in our country."
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