August 31, 2006

U.S. Catholic Bishops Approve New Rules for Priests

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c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) U.S. Roman Catholic bishops have issued revised guidelines for teaching and accepting candidates for the priesthood, placing additional emphasis on celibacy and formally adopting the Vatican’s ban on “those who practice homosexuality” or support “gay culture.” The Program of Priestly Formation, which has governed U.S. seminaries since 1971, was […]

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