Pope Spoke Of Celibacy Rule, Being 'dazzled' By Girl

Pope Francis suggested in an interview last year that the Catholic Church's rule that priests be celibate "can change" and admitted he was tempted by a woman as a young seminarian.

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  • Celibacy for Priests 'Can be Changed', says Pope Francis
    Pope Francis believes that celibacy is for cultural reasons [as in the East], and not so much as a universal option The rule of priestly celibacy has ... about his early years in a seminary when he ...
    12/9/2017 - 4:51 pm | View Link
  • Pope Francis Was ‘Dazzled By A Girl’ & is Open to Optional Celibacy
    During an documented conversation that was published in the book, Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra (On the Heavens and the Earth), he spoke of this instance in detail: When I was a seminarian, I was dazzled ...
    03/21/2013 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • Pope Francis I: Papal Rule On Celibacy 'Can Be Changed'
    Before he was Pope Francis the man who was known as Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio spoke to Rabbi Abraham Skorka ... He also stated that the papal celibacy rule is simply one of tradition and is flexible. ...
    03/20/2013 - 4:40 pm | View Link
  • Pope Francis was ‘dazzled’ by girl, spoke of possible change to celibacy rule
    This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Pope Francis opened up in an interview last ...
    03/19/2013 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • A liberal Pope? Not a prayer: Benedict’s successor will feel the shadow of his continuing presence in Vatican City
    But in 2010 he called for the discipline of priestly celibacy to be re-examined because of the paedophile priests scandal. This was less than welcome under Benedict’s conservative rule, and Schonborn ...
    02/12/2013 - 11:37 am | View Link
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  • Clerical celibacy (Catholic Church)
    Clerical celibacy is the discipline within the Catholic Church by which only unmarried men are ordained to the episcopate, to the priesthood (with individual exceptions) in some autonomous particular Churches, and similarly to the diaconate (with exceptions for certain categories of people). In other autonomous particular Churches, the discipline applies only to the episcopate.
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  • フランシスコ (ローマ教皇)
    2001年2月21日にはヨハネ・パウロ2世によってベルゴリオ大司教は 聖ロベルト・ベラルミーノ教会 (英語版) の枢機卿に任命された。 枢機卿として、ローマ教皇庁の以下の5つの管理職的な地位に就いた。 典礼秘跡省 委員; 聖職者省 (英語版) 委員; 奉献・使徒的生活会省 (英語版) 委員
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  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus, Italian: Francesco, Spanish: Francisco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church.He was elected on 13 March 2013. He chose the name Francis to honor St. Francis of Assisi.. Francis is the first Jesuit pope. He is also the first pope in more than a millennium who is not European.
    03/13/2019 - 4:04 pm | View Website
  • Uncle Dale's Old Mormon Articles: SLC Tribune 1880-89
    Vol. XVIII. Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday, March 16, 1880. No. 133. (communicated) MORMON DOCTRINE REVIEWED. _____ It is a cardinal point in Mormon, as in other theologies, that without repentance, there is no remission of sin.
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