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Archbishop Eamon Martin on whether priests should be allowed to marry

Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of Ireland, joined Kieran Cuddihy on the show this morning to explain why he welcomes the Pope's opposition to The Association of Catholic Priests has said it is “disappointed” that Pope Francis has dismissed proposals to allow married men become priests.

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13.51 13 Feb 2020


Archbishop Eamon Martin on whether priests should be allowed to marry


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13.51 13 Feb 2020


The Association of Catholic Priests has said it is “disappointed” that Pope Francis has dismissed proposals to allow married men become priests in the Amazon.

The recommendation was put forward by Latin American bishops as a way of easing the scarcity of priests in the region, but the Pope outruled it in his apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia.

Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of Ireland, has welcomed the popes opposition to the proposal. He joined Kieran Cuddihy on the show this morning to explain why.


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