Gänswein called gay-priest Krzysztof Charamsa a "loyal" and "faithful" secretary

Archbishop Georg Gänswein criticized the Polish priest Krzysztof Charamsa (43) for declaring himself a gay just before the Synode of the family. Gänswein said on Monday in Passau, that he knows Charamsa quite well. Charamsa was his successor as a secretary of the “Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith”.

Gänswein called Charamsa a “brilliant man”. He worked - according to Gänswein - “loyal, good and faithful”.