Help for divorced, celibate Catholics?

While everyone's twisting themselves into knots about how the Church should or should not respond to people who are divorced and remarried, there is another segment of the population who could use some attention:  people who are divorced and intend to remain celibate. I got this question from a female reader:Are there ANY resources for divorced Catholics that are trying to remain celibate?? It seems like most are geared toward teenagers. Chastity and celibacy aren't just manly issues e … [Read more...]

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Time for Married Priests?

 NBC did a story on married priests, and included comments by Mark Shea.  Looks like they actually did some research, and tried to present a balanced picture.  They tried to answer the question:  what would happen if the Catholic Church (by which they mean the Western rite -- and no, I never get it straight if I'm supposed to say "Latin" or "Roman" or "Western" or what.  You know who I mean) dropped the celibacy requirement for priests?  Wouldn't that solve the vocations crisis?  I don't have … [Read more...]

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