Ironically, homosexuality is legal (between adults) and same sex marriage is legal in Massachusetts however that never stopped the church from denouncing either. This "Man of the Church", who later recanted comments he made about gays and lesbians, launched a new salvo within months of recanting, accusing gays of destroying Catholic family life.
Clark has been rector of St. Patrick's in midtown Manhattan since 2001 and has often celebrated Mass there when the cardinal was away. In 2002, he blamed the church's sex-abuse scandal on "the campaign of liberal America against celibacy." "Homosexuality became in the American exchange of views a protected area," he said.
Archdiocesan spokesman Joseph Zwilling had said Wednesday that Clark was not asked to step down as rector because unlike priests who were accused of molesting boys, he was not accused of anything illegal and was denying the allegations.
I guess he knows all about destroying family's lives.