There are two reactions I frequently come across from those who regard themselves as 'conservative' Christians.
A frequently expressed one seems actually to be based not on Scripture or Tradition but a personal horror or disgust at those perceived to engage in 'unnatural acts'. Religion appears to be a secondary element in their rejection of this behaviour. Questioned about their reaction to other 'sins' of which we all have very many, including sexual ones it hard to find another that produces such strong reaction, save for pedastry and bestiality.
The second are those who appear genuinely concerned about behaviours long regarded as 'sinful' being increasingly portrayed as okay, that should be accepted and celebrated even and seeing this as part of a slide away, a dilution of the Christian life and part of an undermining of things like the Christian family.
I concur with the latter but am exceedingly uncomfortable with the former, it has a dreadul element of, yes I may be a sinner, but not a sinner of that ilk! A smugness and selective judgementalism that is quite uncomfortable to be around.
I noted that the new policy was supposed to have been spurred after research in several seminaries found evidence of rampant sexual liasons between staff and seminarians and active pressuring of incoming seminarians.
Certainly it will produce a storm in many circles in Europe, with campaigns by homosexual activists.
I am not persuaded by some of their propaganda, and suspect so-called sexual orientation is complex and more like a spectrum than one is hetrosexual, homosexual or (as a friend put it) simply greedy for anything going.
Certainly we have had one case reported recently of a man who underwent a sex change but now after a couple of years realises it was a mistake and has been successful in getting public funding for yet another operation to change sex once again. This I really struggle with.