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Old November 6th, 2017, 11:19 PM   #9
Name: Brandon
Join Date: April 16, 2017
Location: Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Default Re: Ask a Catholic

Originally Posted by Falcons_11 View Post
I read recently that Pope Francis wants to allow priests in Latin America to be married. Isn't this a reversal of Catholic Churches' centuries old doctrine of celibacy? What are the reasons why the Catholic Church prohibits their clergy to be married and have a family?

That's because Jesus was never married and never had sex. You give up everything to represent Jesus Christ
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