Celibate Men

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Pope Francis is lots of hope, very little change

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, left, is welcomed by Pope Francis … Continued

Cherry-picking Rick Santorum?

Here at “On Faith,” the Post’s Lisa Miller recently wrote that Rick Santorum could be called a “cafeteria Catholic,” someone … Continued

Bishops as marriage experts

By David Waters The 60-page pastoral lecture letter on marriage issued this week by the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops defends … Continued

More Gay a.k.a. Human Church Leaders: So What?

I do not have much to say about this issue, given that I do not believe that man or woman … Continued

In Defense of Celibacy

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Jesus said, “Leave everything and follow me”

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Celibacy a Man-Made Rule that Can be Changed

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Can Sex Bring Us Closer to God?

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

What Does God Require?

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Denominations Choose, But Who Pays?

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Celibacy: Beautiful and Wrong

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Celibate Clergy and the Reins of Power

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

God Does Not Restrict the Categories of His Call

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

“Real Life, Real Love”: Why Celibacy Needs to Go

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Priestly Celibacy: A Self-Inflicted Wound

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Beheading and Religious Profiling

American Muslim leaders have been quick to condemn the beheading of a woman by her Muslim husband in Buffalo, saying … Continued

Pope Can Speak; Church Must Act

The Question: What can Pope Benedict XVI say and do to repair the growing rifts between the Vatican, the clergy … Continued

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Wedded to Traditions

Could God’s smite scare a person into remaining in an unhealthy marriage? Here, the study is unclear.