Tag Archives: celibacy

Austria – Where hell seems, in fact, to be prevailing.

When the Lord entrusted the Church to Peter and his successors He promised that it would endure.  Hell will not prevail in the end.  The Church will remain to the end.
The Lord didn’t say it would remain everywhere.
Andrea Tornielli writes, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: getting around celibacy by leaving Church and coming back

From a reader:
For the sake of argument, couldn’t a married Catholic man, who wanted
to become a priest, simply get around the un-married rule by seeking
ordination in an Episcopalian/Anglican seminary and after ordination simply take advantage of John Paul II’s provision … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT: WSJ on clerical celibacy

The Wall Street Journal is running a little poll on the issue of celibacy.

And the results at the time of this writing:

UPDATE 20:24 GMT:

UPDATE 22:35 GMT:

UPDATE 25 Sept 12:27 GMT:

It seems that the poll has moved somewhat since the original … Continue reading

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