A Gay Music Director?! OMG! The next thing you know we'll have horseless carriages and flying machines.
Seriously, it's a CATHOLIC church! What did he expect? Catholic churches are not antonymous. The ALL run by the same rules. No leeway at all.
If the worlds musical authority on the Canon of Catholic Music were a Muslim, he'd never get a job in a Catholic Church. If he were gay, he'd be able to keep his job as long as he was celebate (literal rule of the church) but to do ANYTHING that would imply that he'd had any intimate relations with another man and they'd hand a couple boxes to clear out his desk (and organ bench) if he's lucky.