Extremely Religious Elderly Man Cedes That in One Particular Case, Condoms Are Probably a Good Idea


There may be justified individual cases. For example, when a male prostitute uses a condom, where this can be … a first bit of responsibility, to re-develop the understanding that not everything is permitted and that one may not do everything one wishes, a first step in a movement toward a different way, a more human way of living sexuality, and in the intention of reducing the risk of infection.” —After previously denouncing condoms, Pope Benedict XVI decides that when contraception isn’t the central issue, and you’re on the path from gay prostitution to purity, using protection is a good first step. [NPR]