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Mar 7, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- The culture assumes celibacy is unhealthy, repressive, and gamophobic, but is it?
Dec 15, 2017 - 02:12 pm .- In a wide-ranging report released Friday, Australia’s royal commission found serious failings in the protection of children from abuse in the Catholic Church and other major institutions.
Nov 5, 2017 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis has reportedly said he will allow for debate as to whether married men could be ordained to the priesthood in the region during a 2019 Synod of Bishops focusing on the Church in the Amazon basin.
Mar 8, 2017 - 12:22 pm .- In a newly-released interview Pope Francis discussed the shortage of vocations to the priesthood, saying the first response must be prayer. He also mentioned working with youth, the low birthrate, and the ordination of married men.
Feb 19, 2015 - 04:58 pm .- While addressing the priests of the Diocese of Rome on Thursday, Pope Francis also responded to a question about married priests, underscoring that the Church has great concern for priests who leave ministry to get married and later want to return, but that on the other hand he does not know if the Church can find a way for this to happen.
Apr 27, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- The biggest threat to priests is the temptation to be more immersed in the world than the Gospel, says Pope Francis in his newly translated book.