Tag: celibacy

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One said he found celibacy problematic and still struggled to cope

Men reveal how hard it is to give up sex to become Catholic priests https://t.co/VihmRRY94r There’s lots of priests who didn’t worry about giving up…

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Author Joy Cowley : the gap means loneliness, alcoholism, depression

http://bit.ly/2VvnJup Priests in most Western Catholic churches have to swear an oath of celibacy, which was more about making it easy to deal with church…

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No more than 50 percent of Roman Catholic clergy practicing celibacy

https://www.ncronline.org/blogs/examining-crisis/secret-sex-celibate-system To the average person, this demand of Canon Law 277 imposes a seemingly impossible task, namely perfect and perpetual continence. Although the church propagates…

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Clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church can’t be blamed on celibacy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/do-the-right-thing/201003/six-important-points-you-dont-hear-about-regarding-clergy-sexual First, if Catholic clergy aren’t more likely to be sex offenders than other clergy or men in general, then celibacy can’t be blamed by…

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