Article: Married Catholic Priests Tell of Their Life, and about Its Difficulties


There are married Catholic priests in the East and in the West, both Eastern rite Catholic priests and married Anglican ministers who have become Catholic priests by a special dispensation by the Pope. In this article four married priests tell of their challenging situation, involving, for one thing, balancing family and a super busy schedule as a priest. However, several of these priests say that, like most married priests, they also are in favor of clerical celibacy, and that their cases are exceptions.


Great article, thanks for posting it.


Thanks for posting the article. Gives a bit of insight to the blessings of, but also the difficulties associated with a married Priesthood.


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