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Pope allows married father of two to be ordained Catholic priest in church in Germany

 

 

A married father of two in Germany was ordained as a Catholic priest on Tuesday, a rare move by the church, which typically requires priests to be single and to take a vow of chastity.

Harm Klueting, 61, a professor of theology at universities in Cologne and Switzerland, and his wife served as clerics in the Lutheran church before they converted to Catholicism several years ago.

via Pope allows married father of two to be ordained Catholic priest in church in Germany.

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February 23, 2011 - Posted by | religion, Rome

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