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Poll: Should the Catholic Church remove clerical celibacy requirement?

A Vatican official has said it could be discussed.

Image: Catholic Priest via Shutterstock

THE SECOND-IN-COMMAND to Pope Francis in the Vatican has raised the issue of celibacy in the Catholic Church, opening up the possibility that it could be discussed.

Celibacy is “not a dogma of the Church”, Pietro Parolin told a Venezuelan newspaper recently. Rather, it is just a tradition.

What do you think? Today we ask: Should the Catholic Church remove clerical celibacy requirement?


Poll Results:

No (4850)
Yes (4499)
I don't know (373)



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