Popes have been issuing orders against the homosexuals within the priestly ranks for centuries without noticeable effect so Benedict's decrees will not likely have much effect either on the homosexual lobby.
Coming soon to the military, once homosexuals reach a position of power they build a network that eventually becomes very difficult to root out once it takes hold, they are like termites.
That’s why it has to be nipped in the bud (as Barney Fife would say).
I think the liberalism of the 60's and 70's created a unique problem in the Catholic Church...
...as the cardinals sit in the Sistine Chapel facing the homosexual
Michaelangelo’s “Last Judgement” on the wall behind the altar.
Many of the male figures in the famous work were inspired by Roman male