Why can't a priest ever marry?
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October 6, 2018

Why can’t a priest ever marry?

Full Question Why can't a priest ever marry? Answer In the Eastern rites of the Church it is common for married men to be ordained to the priesthood. Further, in…
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June 1, 2017

Pope Francis: I am always joyful when I see young priests

On Thursday Pope Francis spoke with the Vatican department in charge of priests, saying he is always happy when he sees young priests, because they are important for Christ and…
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April 12, 2017

Pope Francis dismisses from clerical state priest who stole $300k

Pope Francis has dismissed a New Hampshire priest from the clerical state, after the priest was convicted of stealing some $300,000 from the local diocese, a hospital and a deceased…
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April 11, 2017

Why you should attend a Chrism Mass at least once in your life

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year Yesterday evening I went to the Chrism…
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February 9, 2017

Meet 10 of the world’s most amazing priests

As the heart of St John Vianney, patron of parish priests, visits England Mary O’Regan profiles 10 priests leading remarkable lives 1. Fr Andrew Apostoli Fr Andrew Apostoli was a…
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January 31, 2017

Pope Francis expose the reason why vocations are on the decline

Why are so many people forsaking or eschewing religious life? This is the question Pope Francis addressed during the plenary meeting of the Congregation for Consecrated Life at the Vatican.…
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January 20, 2017

My dream for my kids: celibacy

As a husband and father of two, my highest ambition is to have no grandchildren Few passages in Holy Writ ring true like St Paul’s lines in 1 Corinthians about…
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December 23, 2016

He was a runner for the Japanese mafia. Now he's a Catholic priest.

Fr. Donald Calloway could give St. Augustine a run for his money, in terms of dramatic conversion stories. In a recent Vimeo video produced by Spirit Juice Studios and the…
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December 10, 2016

The body and Mass box of Pearl Harbor priest identified 75 years later

When Archbishop Michael Jackels lifted the chalice during the consecration at a memorial Mass on Oct. 8 in Dubuque, Iowa, many hearts were filled with emotion. It was the first…
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November 4, 2016

Former Manchester United footballer to be a Dominican priest

You might have heard of Phil Mulryne, a Manchester United footballer who's shared the field with David Beckham and brought fame to Ireland with 27 caps – international appearances –…
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