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Vatican opens debate on married priests

SBS Monday, 17 June 2019
The Vatican has formally opened debate on allowing married men to be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where Catholic priests are few.
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A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce. Gracie Jerome reports.

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