The Vatican kicked him out and his diocese fired him, but Krzysztof Charamsa says his faith is not shaken. If anything, he says he's a better priest for coming out — and it's time for the Church to wake up, NBC News reported.
With Catholic bishops set to release a report on issues of family, Charamsa spoke to NBC News about how he lost his.
The life he'd built evaporated when Charamsa stood before television cameras on Oct. 3 alongside his boyfriend and announced he was gay. The Vatican called the declaration "very serious and irresponsible," dismissing Charamsa from his work there and from his teaching roles.
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To Charamsa, that meant losing everything while gaining something new: total freedom.