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 James Bretzke - “Unless you get a critical mass of bishops and religious superiors who say, Now we can't admit any gay men, I don't think it's going to have any discernible effect, ... There are lots of excellent gay priests and seminarians, and we have a priest shortage. We're not exactly in a buyer's market here. If you're not going to ordain gay men, and not going to ordain married men, and not going to ordain women, well then who's left It's not exactly a big pool.”
 James Bretzke - “I think the instruction is Rome's answer to all the different pressures brought to bear on it, ... It's presented in a somewhat ambiguous fashion with in-house vocabulary that allows for a range of interpretation to be taken from it. A lot will depend on where the bishop falls on the issue beforehand.”