In our blog we are going to study the reasons why we are asking for married priesthood. In the Catholic church we firmly believe in the Bible.  Now in the Bible it is quite evident that most of the apostles were married.

Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told Jesus about her.

So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began to wait on them.  (Gospel of Mark: chapter 1: lines 30 to 31)

So Jesus cared for Peter’s mother-in-law! Consequently he cared for the family of priests.  It was very natural that priests had wives. We can’t simply discard the bible’s teaching! Most of the priests were married.  We cannot tell our priests not to marry if we wish to remain faithful to the bible. This is our main reason for asking the Vatican to allow priests to marry.

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