Pope requiring Priest to leave wives


#1

I was told by someone with anti-catholic sentiments that there was a Pope who, during a move toward total celibacy in the priesthold, required those priests who were currently married to leave their wives. I have yet been able to find evidence of this or proof to disprove it. Any help?


#2

For the history of celibacy in the Catholic Church, please read the article in the original Catholic Encyclopedia:
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*]Celibacy of the Clergy[/LIST]


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