Association of U.S. Catholic Priests
The Field Hospital: The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests criticizes treatment of homosexual persons in the Congregation for Clergy's recent document "The Gift of the Priestly Vocation."
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NCR Today: Catholic parishes throughout the U.S. are shutting their doors, due in part to a priest shortage. Some organizations believe ordaining married priests is the answer.
An international church reform group has backed a U.S.-based effort seeking bishops begin a discussion about the possibility of ordaining married men into the priesthood.
Catholic Church Reform International, a network of nearly 100 organizations from more than 15 countries, offered their support Thursday to the request for dialogue on the issue of married clergy made Tuesday by the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests.