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... February 27, 2013 Column #1 ,644 Optional Celibacy: Issue for Next Pope By Mike McManus "Celibacy is not working and has not worked. ...
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... 2004 Column #1 ,176 Only Half of Catholic Priests are Celibate "Obligatory celibacy and the church's official teaching on human sexuality are at the root of the ...
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... April 1, 2009 Column #1 ,440 Cardinal Egan: Optional Celibacy a "Legitimate" Issue By Mike McManus New York Cardinal Edward Egan stunned but ...
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... February 21, 2013 Column# 1,643 Catholics Reconsidering Celibacy By Mike McManus On New Year's Day, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI took a big step toward ...
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... providing the Eucharist and other sacraments to the Catholic community is more important than mandatory celibacy." In the United States, there were 53,800 priests to ...
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... week and made two predictions: that new Pope would be open to making priestly celibacy optional, and that the new Pope would be Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria ...
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... assume authority to publicly ask for the resignation of such prelates. 3. Optional celibacy. "It is not a problem of celibacy. The sexual abuse of ...
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... to focus on solutions to the steadily deepening priest shortage and open discussion on mandatory celibacy. They also released anonymous surveys in which two-thirds of priests from 53 dioceses ...
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... O'Donohue wrote. In fact, the Vicar General of one diocese said,'Celibacy in the African context means a priest does not get married but does not ...
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... Virtually all have done so. Most important, it is time to end mandatory celibacy of priests. Some say that celibacy should be "optional," so ...
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