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Ex-pope Benedict rejects opening up priesthood to married men

Former pope Benedict XVI has publicly urged his successor Pope Francis not to open the Catholic priesthood up to married men, in a plea that Sunday stunned Vatican experts. The ex-pontiff, who retired in 2013, issued the defence of clerical celibacy in a book written with arch-conservative Cardinal Robert Sarah, extracts of which were published [...] The post Ex-pope Benedict rejects opening up priesthood to married men appeared first on Borneo Post Online.


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