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Married Priests?

Adam Reilly (@reillyadam) delves into Pope Francis’ recent interview with a German newspaper, in which he signaled openness to allowing married men to become priests. The statement indicates a big change could be ahead for the Catholic Church, which has required celibacy of its priests for nearly its entire 2,000-year history. Svea Fraser, the first female Catholic chaplain at Wellesley and one of the founders of Voice of the Faithful, and Ernest Collamati, associate professor of religious studies at Regis College discuss the potential shift in tradition.

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