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Clericalism and Priesthood

I received one of those circular e-mails this morning, and it contained three links: Abolish the Priesthood Thou art a Priest Forever Change the Governance of the Church! Responding to the Sex Abuse Crisis in the Church The second article … Continue reading

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Clericalism

This subject has come up in a couple of blogs. John Beeler writes this: Clericalism. I knew some of this. Even in the Middle Ages and the Counter-Reformation, “secular” (diocesan) priests’ lives weren’t quite like the 1800s Catholic model we … Continue reading

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Abolish the Priesthood?

In view of the weight of claims for the episcopal consecration of women and the “empowerment” of the laity one keeps hearing in French dioceses, I did a search on Google to see if anyone had seriously considered abolishing the … Continue reading

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