Traditional Catholic Priest And Men Have Temptations Of The Flesh

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Only men can truly understand the extreme difficulty for a man to be chaste.  

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Mandatory Celibacy –A Pitfall for Sin?

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It is a very delicate topic to talk about but with respect, it is necessary to bring to light the problems arising from the natural urges for sexual pleasure in the celibate life. Maybe I am too simple, but I don’t understand celibacy. To this day, it doesn’t fit with my logic, so without wanting to offend anyone, I will try to demystify this confusing subject.

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Pope Francis requests Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married

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By Matilda Long, November 2, 2017, Yahoo News UK

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass. (Reuters/Remo Casilli)

Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married.The request applies to priests in Brazil and is on the agenda for an upcoming synod (church council) in the Amazon region.The controversial move would address the critical shortage of men joining the priesthood – but is likely to drive divisions through the church by enraging conservative factions.A small number of married Roman Catholic priests already exist, including previously married Anglican vicars who have joined the church.

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Church reform groups support call for Year of the Laity

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Catholic sexual abuse partly caused by secrecy and mandatory celibacy, report finds

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Report examined findings of 26 royal commissions and inquiries from Australia, Ireland, the UK, Canada, and Netherlands

by Melissa Davey September 13, 2017

A comprehensive study found mandatory celibacy and a culture of secrecy added to the risk of child sexual abuse in the Catholic church. Photograph: Tracey Nearmy/AAP

Mandatory celibacy and a culture of secrecy created by popes and bishops are major factors in why such high rates of child abuse have occurred in the Catholic church, a comprehensive study has found.

The report, which looked at the findings of 26 royal commissions and other inquiries from Australia, Ireland, the UK, Canada and the Netherlands since 1985, found that while the endangerment of children in institutions has been considerably lowered in Australia, children remained at risk in Catholic parishes and schools and Catholic residential institutions in other countries across the world, especially in the developing world where there are more than 9,000 Catholic-run orphanages, including 2,600 in India. Continue reading

Fear Not

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-Fear, a demon to conquer

Being there myself, I can see that most women and priests are living their love in secrecy and remain in silence because they fear.Others had their relationships ended out of fear and even though they are no longer seeing each other, still live in fear and will not talk about it despite their relationship being something of the past.

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“Dear Francis, we are in love with a priest, please review the celibacy law”

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By:  The Vatican  Insider News, May 17, 2014

The Pope has received a letter signed by 26 Italian women who admit to having feelings for a priest or a monk and are asking for a review of the celibacy law.

“Dear Pope Francis, we are a group of women from all over Italy (and further afield) and are writing to you to break down the wall of silence and indifference that we are faced with every day. Each of us is in, was or would like to start a relationship with a priest we are in love with.” This is the letter’s opening statement. Continue reading

Irish church aims to end stigma for the children of priests

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From the Metro News.ca

By: Nicole Winfield The Associated Press Published on Tue Aug 22 2017

In this June 4, 2014 photo Irish psychotherapist Vincent Doyle kisses Pope Francis’ hand during a general audience in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican. With the support of the archbishop of Dublin, Doyle in 2014 launched an online resource for children of Roman Catholic Priests and was instrumental in the development of guidelines by the Irish bishops‚Äô conference to address the issue. (Pool Photo via AP)

VATICAN CITY — Bishops in Ireland have created detailed guidelines to address an issue the Roman Catholic Church has tried to keep under wraps for centuries: the plight of children born to Catholic priests and the women who bear them.

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