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... . But priests still must be celibate. Isn't it time for Catholics to make celibacy optional, and permit married priests? That Lutheran reform would end the shortage ...
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... affiliation. What are the solutions? Clearly, the Catholic Church needs to make celibacy optional for its priests. There are 17,800 Catholic permanent deacons, ...
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... It was a happy, productive union that shattered another element of Catholicism, priestly celibacy. For the first time in 1525, protests across Germany and evangelical princes ...
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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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... far-reaching reform? Allowing priests the opportunity to marry, while encouraging the discipline of celibacy. That would attract tens of thousands of men to become priests, and ...
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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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... 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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... In terms of his own personal situation, he says: "I have chosen celibacy. I'm 58, and the Lord has been with me for a long ...
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... and external laws to protect children. The most important internal reform is to make celibacy optional so that healthy married men are attracted to the priesthood. No strategy ...
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... ?" It would appear that the Roman Catholic Church may have to reconsider its celibacy rule as the church opens its doors to many more non-celibate clergy. ...
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