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Catholic, Orthodox Bishops Push for More Married Priests
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 4:02pm | Type: Blog

Top Catholic and Orthodox church officials in North America are calling on the Vatican to let married men become priests in Eastern rite Catholic churches, another sign that optional celibacy could become a fr ...

Are Married Priests Next on Pope Francis' Reform Agenda?
Originally Posted: 04/25/2014 - 3:43pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis likes to say that he prefers to raise questions rather than issue edicts or change doctrine, and he has certainly generated plenty of debate with his off-the-cuff remarks about gays and his cold-c ...

Talking Sex with a Married Catholic Priest
Originally Posted: 09/17/2013 - 12:57pm | Type: Blog

It’s not every day you meet a practicing priest in the Catholic Church who is married, so when I got in touch with Fr. Dwight Longenecker (a man who meets the above criteria), I took the opportunity to get his ...

Excommunicated Bishop Still Sees Himself as Roman Catholic
Originally Posted: 09/12/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

Excommunicated Zambian Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo, who advocates for married priests within the Roman Catholic Church, said he has not split from Rome though many of the priests he ordained no longer see them ...

Reformist Priest Sees Potential Ally in Pope Francis
Originally Posted: 07/23/2013 - 9:43am | Type: Blog

An Austrian priest who’s been banned from speaking at Roman Catholic churches during his three-week U.S. tour said Pope Francis could be an ally in reforming the Catholic Church, but said it will take more tha ...