According to Fr. James Martin, although the Church teaches that "LGBT people must be celibate their entire lives" this expectation "has not been received", by lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and/or transgender people, and therefore it has failed to become "authoritative" in their regard.
I believe in the following Christian principle: everything the Bible tells us is true. I do not, however, believe that everything the Bible tells us is clear.
"I do not know any country where, in general, less independence of mind and genuine freedom of discussion reign than in America." ∼ Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Some people might be excited to receive an email from the President or their favorite entertainer, but for a C.S. Lewis fan like myself, few thrills match opening your inbox and finding an unexpected email from Dr. Michael Ward.