William (aka Bill the Godfather)

William (aka Bill the Godfather)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Vatican pushes celibacy on Eastern Catholic clergy

The money quote...
On what theological grounds can the jurisdiction of the Eastern Churches be restricted to the “historical territories”, the same principle not being applied to the Roman Church? These are issues that require further serious research and discussion, not least because of the desire for Roman union with the present Orthodox Churches.
Read it all here.
HT: Dave Brown.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Not "The Vatican", and certainly not the pope.

Stephen said...

How not? That certainly as been the consistent message out of the Vatican AND the Popes since the 19th century.