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Topic: celibacy

Bishop Egan: Faithful ‘devastated’ by Bishop Conry’s resignation

Bishop Egan makes comments in weekly diocesan email bulletin

Mirabile dictu! The Guardian is discovering the value of celibacy

But why does an author hailing ‘life without sex’ on the paper’s website need to remain anonymous?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/11/13

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Catholic MPs urge Pope Francis to allow ordination of married men

Parliamentarians believe a change in rules would lead to growth of the priesthood

What can we learn from the fall of Cardinal O’Brien?

Good must come from this sad affair

Cardinal O’Brien gives his backing to idea of married priests

Scotland’s cardinal tells the BBC that clerical celibacy could, in principle, be re-considered

Thank you, BBC, for a sympathetic portrayal of our faith

Last night’s ‘Catholics’ was a worthwhile and sensitive portrayal of seminary life, devoid of sensationalism

European theologians call for end to priestly celibacy

More than 140 Austrian, German and Swiss professors also urged the Church to ordain women

As a young priest Benedict XVI ‘called for the Church to investigate priestly celibacy’

In 1970 Fr Joseph Ratzinger signed a petition that suggested the Church re-examine the obligation of priestly celibacy, according to a German newspapaer

Debate: Should married former Anglicans be allowed to become priests?

As an ordinariate looks set to be established by next week, the debate about married priests reopens