The theological debate on celibacy — Part 1

A soon-to-be released book by Cardinal Robert Sarah (with initial contributions by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger) examines, among other things, celibacy and the priesthood. The timing of the publication is crucial, preceding a much-awaited response from Pope Francis on the topics  discussed at the Amazonian Synod, including priestly celibacy. This is the first of a two-part … Continue reading The theological debate on celibacy — Part 1