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March 14, 2018
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
October 06, 2016
The synod will instead focus on 'Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment'
August 18, 2016
The debate on married priests is damaged by myth-making. History shows that married men, if ordained, had to live continently
February 25, 2016
Those who want to overturn the ancient discipline are energetic, well organised and influential. But can they persuade Pope Francis to make such a radical change?
March 27, 2013
Parliamentarians believe a change in rules would lead to growth of the priesthood
February 22, 2013
Scotland's cardinal tells the BBC that clerical celibacy could, in principle, be re-considered
September 22, 2011
His trip to Germany this week is his first foray as Pope outside Germany's Catholic strongholds
February 07, 2011
More than 140 Austrian, German and Swiss professors also urged the Church to ordain women
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