Priests to face 'Sex Drive' Test

Catholic priests may have to take a 'sex drive' test as part of the church's efforts to stop sexual abuse. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The Roman Catholic Church is taking steps to weed out potential priests who may have problems controlling their sexual urges.

The BBC reported this week that church officials are rewriting the guidelines for potential priests to help avoid "tragic situations" caused by what they termed psychological defects.