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Offline Peter J

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Re: Upon reunion
« Reply #45 on: July 11, 2014, 04:29:26 PM »
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Also, would you want the Latin church to change its discipline of mandatory priestly celibacy within the Latin church itself?
it was always a tradition (small t) so I couldn't care less if they kept it, but it seems your Pope is maybe wanting to change that.

Even in the west (West) it wasn't always mandatory, I don't think.
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Re: Upon reunion
« Reply #46 on: July 11, 2014, 06:43:29 PM »
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Also, would you want the Latin church to change its discipline of mandatory priestly celibacy within the Latin church itself?
it was always a tradition (small t) so I couldn't care less if they kept it, but it seems your Pope is maybe wanting to change that.

Even in the west (West) it wasn't always mandatory, I don't think.

It was enforced surprisingly late, actually, and even afterward was enforced laxly in some areas and periods.
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Re: Upon reunion
« Reply #47 on: July 11, 2014, 06:54:46 PM »
With all of the  post Vatican married clergy would be restored you would think
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