In a church that defines "the few and the proud" as its straight male celibate clergy, power gets tangled with maleness. But the clergy's desire for power animates an unseemly dance of dominance, submission and career advancement.
Eros has its place in faith and religion. Tamping it down doesn't eliminate it. Ignoring it doesn't neutralize it. Our liturgies and temples are designed to arouse us, to bring the beauty of the created world into focus.