Originally Posted by DL82
They would indeed be considered priests in the Catholic Church, just like the many married priests there have always been in the Eastern Catholic Church, the married priests in the 1st millenium, and the many married Roman Catholic priests who converted from the Anglican tradition. Being married isn't an objective barrier to receiving the sacrament of Orders, it is just that the Roman Church maintains a discipline of not ordinarily ordaining married men.
This is terrific! I didn't know this!
So...if a man is already married, and then
feels he is called to be a priest in the Cath church...it is possible for him to do so??
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