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“An unmarried man can devote himself to the Lord’s affairs, all he need worry about is pleasing the Lord,” and, as the Church began to realize in the Middle Ages, an unmarried priest is without heir, and can be expected to bequeath his often-surprising accumulation of moth-eaten, rusty treasures laid up here on earth to Mother Mary’s maids and minions.


4 posted on 03/16/2010 10:13:36 AM PDT by flowerplough ( Pennsylvania today - New New Jersey meets North West Virginia.)
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"“An unmarried man can devote himself to the Lord’s affairs, all he need worry about is pleasing the Lord,” and, as the Church began to realize in the Middle Ages, an unmarried priest is without heir, and can be expected to bequeath his often-surprising accumulation of moth-eaten, rusty treasures laid up here on earth to Mother Mary’s maids and minions."

What would motivate anyone to repeat that old Protestant canard besides fear, ignorance, or hatred?

6 posted on 03/16/2010 12:00:25 PM PDT by Natural Law
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