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Clerical celibacy (Catholic Church)

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Clerical celibacy is the discipline within the Catholic Church by ..... order to sustain their corporal and spiritual purity, after seeing that its initial efforts in propagating the faith were frui...

A Brief History of Celibacy in the Catholic Church | FutureChurch

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A Brief History of Celibacy in the Catholic Church ... However, most priests were married. ... France: documents show that the majority of priest were married.

catholicism - When did the prohibition of marriage for priests in the ...

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Nov 7, 2011 ... I've also heard that many if not all of the first popes were married ... are rites within the Catholic Church wherein priests are allowed to Marry, ...

Why can't a priest ever marry? | Catholic Answers

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First, priests who belong to religious orders take vows of celibacy. ... priest has not been dispensed from it, even if he were to attempt a civil marriage, even if he  ...

Priestly Celibacy in Patristics and Church History

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Even married popes are known to us.<sup>1</sup> And yet, paradoxically, one has to desist, when .... and the Synod of Carthage (390) — were in fact emphatic that clerical .... of scholarship, not available in the past, have allowed doubt to be cast on the ...

Vatican lifts ban on married priests for Eastern Catholics in diaspora ...

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Nov 17, 2014 ... 16 that he sees the end to imposed celibacy for Eastern priests in the ... "Because of the dual responsibilities to maintain continuity with our past and to ... The Holy See and the Latin bishops were being informed after the fact ...

Prof. Thomas O'Loughlin gives history of celibacy in the Catholic ...

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May 16, 2012 ... Gregory was quite certain that 'their' strategy was to promote the abolition of celibacy, for once priests were married they would no longer have ...

Pope Francis wants to change two major Catholic laws he sees as ...

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Dec 3, 2015 ... Keywords: Pope Francis, Catholic law, priest, celibacy, divorce, divorcee, married , adultery ... "He said, these were his priorities as Pope. ..... has worn such accessories several times in the past without ... continue reading ...

Is Pope Francis Going To Let Priests Get Married? - ThinkProgress

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Jul 14, 2014 ... ... has voiced an arguably ambivalent view of priestly celibacy in the past. ... Priestly celibacy is only canon law, or a man-made rule, and not church dogma or doctrine. ... 7:7–8 that “I wish that all were as I myself am,” meaning celibate, ... In fact, married Catholic priests already exist — lots of them, actually.

Married Priests - Catholic Education Resource Center

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Although the early Church allowed married clergy, the Church later came to see ... Matthew Pinto "Wouldn't there be more priests if men were allowed to marry?

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When Did the Catholic Church Decide Priests Should Be Celibate?

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Ancient Druid priests were thought to have been celibate and Aztec temple priests ... The traditions of the past must first be forgotten; the hopes of the future must ...

39 Popes Were Married! - John Shuster

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39 Popes Were Married! by FATHER JOHN SHUSTER, MARRIED ROMAN ... of the Church's existence, priests, bishops and 39 popes were married.<sup>3</sup> Celibacy .... In the past 25 years, over 100,000 Roman Catholic priests, worldwide, have ...

Why are priests celibate? - U.S. Catholic

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Aug 27, 2009 ... Since then celibacy has been required of Roman Catholic priests, ... this just goes to a list of articles not the specific one you were referring to.