Stuff You Missed…In The Bible…In Church History

#16: When did priests become celibate and why?

May 4, 2018

Have you ever wondered, “Why are priests in the Catholic Church celibate?  Has it always been this way? When did this monastic celibacy start and why?” Well, it seems that priestly celibacy, or rather the lack of it, is consistently in the news, for some kind of sexual abuse, ever since the newspaper “Boston Globe” broke the scandal of Priestly pedaphelia in 2002... (Listen for full episode)

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