Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

Posted April 5, 2018 7:41 pm by Editor

Quebec bishops ponder possibility of married priests

QUEBEC CITY – The Catholic bishops of Quebec have discussed the possibility of ordaining married men to priesthood.During a conference dedicated to the future of the Catholic Church in Quebec, Auxiliary Bishop Marc Pelchat of Quebec said consolidating parishes was not a solution to the lack of priests.”During a closed hearing at a recent plenary session of bishops, there was talk of the ordination of married men of a certain age, whose ecclesial commitment is tested. This is an important reflection that we have right now,” he said in mid-March.Nearly 80 people attended the conference, organized by the lay group

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