Should Catholic Priests Be Allowed to Marry?

Pope Benedict XVI will convene a meeting this week in the Vatican to discuss whether the vows of celibacy and the ban on marriage for priests who want to marry, or have married in the past, should be overturned. In the eyes of current church doctrine, priests who get married are committing an act of heresy. The man at the center of the controversy is Emmanuel Milingo, a flamboyant Zambian exorcist who in 2001 married his wife in the Unification Church at a Mass wedding presided over by the...Full Story
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