One Morning's Orthodoxies
- The Need for a New Reformation. Maneker, Jerry S. // Whosoever;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p13
The article discusses the divide in the Catholic Church between the liberals or those who seek to keep up with societal changes and the conservatives or those who strictly adhere to biblical interpretation about different social issues. It suggests that the divide could be caused by differences...
- God in the Tangled Sheets. Schultz, Valerie // America;7/1/2002, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p14
Criticizes the Catholic Church's promotion of celibacy as a source of sacramental grace for married couples. Married couple used by the Pope as the prime example of a holy marriage; Arguments presented by the author against the traditional Catholic image of marriage.
- Vatican rules relaxed. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;08/29/97, Vol. 33 Issue 37, p9
Reports on Pope John Paul's approval of changes in the rules for releasing priests from obligatory celibacy and allowing widowed permanent deacons to remarry. Ease on the process of laicization for priests who marry in civil ceremonies; Conditions for favorable consideration.
- 'Dear Claire...'. Gibson, Katherine A. // America;10/1/1994, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p14
Presents a letter of a Catholic laywoman explaining her belief that priests should marry. Ascetism in married women; How a child feels towards being a part of a family; Viewed effect of clerical marriages to the understanding, respect and kindness between men and women.
- Celibacy: a relevant call for all. Colyandro, Thomas A. // Our Sunday Visitor;6/7/2009, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p5
The article discusses issues related to the defense of the celibate priesthood in the Catholic Church.
- Unfaithful. Reed, Cheryl L. // Mother Jones;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p45
Focuses on the celibacy vow broken by Catholic priests. Statistics of men who have left priesthood worldwide; Reasons why priests leave priesthood; Case of Sharon Roy of Phoenix and former priest Brett Schott; Accounts of scandalous sexual misconduct of Catholic priests; National referendum...
- Church can take away only what we allow it. Frazier, John // National Catholic Reporter;11/11/94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p19
Opinion. Discusses the law of mandatory celibacy for the Catholic clergy. Arbitrariness of the mandate; Decline in the number of priests; Participation in the Eucharist.
- Supreme sacrifice. // Wilson Quarterly;Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p125
Comments on the article titled `Disabled for the Kingdom: Celibacy, Scripture & Tradition,' by Paul E. Dinter published in the October 12, 1990 issue of `Commonweal.' Changes in the reasons for maintaining celibacy; Catholic Church's celebration of celibacy as triumph of personal generosity and...
- Denying God's natureâ€” in the name of God. Jacobs Jr., Andy // Indianapolis Business Journal;4/1/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p17
Comments on the celibacy rule of the Catholic priests in Indianapolis, Indiana. Violation on the law of nature enacted by God; Need of gratification of the sex drive; Number of married priests.