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To: ebb tide

We have the beginning of a married clergy, called permanent deacons.


7 posted on 06/17/2019 7:31:51 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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The Eastern Rites do allow for married priests. But the man has to marry first before entering the seminary.


8 posted on 06/17/2019 7:35:35 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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We have the beginning of a married clergy, called permanent deacons.

Yeah, we've had a lot of new "beginnings" since the bitter winter of VC II.

9 posted on 06/17/2019 7:46:28 AM PDT by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome)
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The Church allowed married clergy for the first several hundred years of it’s existence. To me that makes this not as disturbing as some of the other changes they’re talking about.

Frankly if it means fewer sexually maladjusted people sign-up for the Priesthood it could be a positive.


12 posted on 06/17/2019 10:35:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer.)
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