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Are Married Priests The Solution To Global Catholic Clergy Shortage? | NBC Nightly News

Married priests question raises fears of Church split

Married priests question raises fears of Church split Vatican City AFP An idea to fill empty pulpits in remote locations by allowing married men to become priests is bitterly dividing a Vatican assembly, with critics warning the emotive issue could fracture the Catholic Church. The hot button topic of whether an exception can be made… Read More »

Local Catholics have mixed opinions about the idea of married priests

[C13]MARRIED PRIESTS-INTRO Last month — First News told you how the Catholic faith is experiencing a shortage in men wanting to become priests… To fill that shortage — Pope Francis says he’s open to the idea of married men becoming priests… 27 First News reporter Christina Mullen stopped at a couple of local catholic churches… Read More »