Tag: Cardinal Beniamino Stella

Laity must have role in fighting clericalism, Vatican official says

Laity must have role in fighting clericalism, Vatican official says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clericalism has led to a distorted view of authority that has contributed to the problems of sexual abuse and the abuse of power and conscience affecting the Catholic Church, said the head of the Vatican’s clergy office.

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Serving isolated parishes may mean ordaining married men, cardinal says

Serving isolated parishes may mean ordaining married men, cardinal says

| January 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

The idea of exceptionally ordaining older married men of proven virtue to celebrate the Eucharist in isolated Catholic communities is something that should be discussed, said Cardinal Beniamino Stella, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy.

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