Category Archives: PRIESTLY CELIBACY

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER FIFTEEN

!!!! Pope Pius VI with Cardinal Ottaviani on his right. Dan Herr, the former Editor of Crisis Magazine once wrote in one of his editorials, that if the Church had the same custom as the Chinese and named each year … Continue reading

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CELIBACY, JESUS CHRIST’S GIFT TO THE CHURCH

!!!!   David Michael Moses is a remarkable young man.  He is the son of Rex Moses, with whom I started the Body of Christ Rescue about thirty years ago which resulted in the closing of several abortion clinics in … Continue reading

Posted in CHASTITY, PRIESTLY CELIBACY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST

THE POPE SPEAKS, BUT WHAT DID HE REALLY SAY, ONLY GOD KNOWS!

!!!!   Francis Speaks, Scalfari Transcribes, Brandmüller Shreds As a Church historian, the German cardinal refutes the notion according to which clerical celibacy was an invention of the 10th century. No, he objects: its origin is with Jesus and the … Continue reading

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NO, NOT RETIRED, PROBABLY EXCOMMUNICATED OR AT LEAST SUSPENDED AND MAYBE DEFROCKED

!!!! “Retired Catholic priest” marries his partner? October 23, 2013 By Deacon Greg Kandra http://www.patheos.com/blogs/deaconsbench/2013/10/retired-catholic-priest-marries-his-partner/ From Huffington Post:  Retired Catholic priest the Rev. Tom Pivinski and his partner of over 20 years, Malcolm Navias, celebrated a beautiful interfaith wedding on Monday at … Continue reading

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CELIBACY AND CONTINENCE ARE NOT THE SAME, DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE?

!!!! PRIESTLY ORDINANDS PROSTRATE BEFORE THE ALTAR . . DISCUSSING THE FUTURE OF CELIBACY REQUIRES UNDERSTANDING THE VALUE OF CONTINENCE by Dr. Edward Peters http://canonlawblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/12/discussing-the-future-of-celibacy-requires-understanding-the-value-of-continence/ . Every time a ranking prelate so much as hiccups while making a comment on … Continue reading

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UNHAPPY PRIESTS = UNHAPPY PEOPLE; WHAT IS THE SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM?

!!!! I continue to be approached by priests who feel they need counseling with regard to problems they are having with their bishop.  The problems seem to be so much more widespread today than they were a few years ago.  … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CANON LAW, HAPPINESS, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, PRIESTLY CELIBACY, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST | 3 Comments

SOMETIMES IT IS GOOD TO SEE OURSELVES AS OTHERS SEE US

NOW THAT IS NOT ALWAYS TRUE! Sometimes the others are filled with such hatred of us that their opinion of us is distorted by their hatred.  Such is not the case with the Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, … Continue reading

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