Pope Is Asked To Make Priestly Celibacy Optional

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- She uses a wheelchair and carries the weight of her 87 years, but Clelia Luro feels powerful enough to make the Roman Catholic Church pay attention to her campaign to end priestly celibacy....

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