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Pope Francis Celibacy

German Priest Seeks Release From Celibacy Vows, Citing 'Human Right To Partnership' In Letter To Pope Francis

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.01.2014 | Religion

German priest Stefan Hartmann has sent a personal petition to Pope Francis asking him to waive his vow of celibacy, which he posted on his Facebook pa...

Papal Secretary Of State's Surprising Remarks On Celibacy

Posted 09.10.2013 | Religion

Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the new Secretary of State of the Vatican, made some surprisingly frank remarks about priestly celibacy that may indicate a...

Pope Francis On Celibacy, Women, God And More

Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Orange County Register (RNS) In his two months as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, Pope Francis has captu...

Is Pope Francis Open To Ending Priestly Celibacy?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.22.2013 | Religion

A 2012 interview with then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio may give the public a glimpse into the new pope's position on celibacy and pedophilia. Accordi...