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February 2nd, 2013 - Tess-922428 said:

Yes. I think the church should let priests get married too.

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December 26th, 2012 - John-600715 said:

I have personal experience with this as our assistant pastor is a married former Episcopalian priest and he seems to be doing a fine job and from all indications is fully accepted by the parish. Oregon, USA

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December 10th, 2012 - Richard-595743 said:

Of course!

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September 28th, 2012 - Joe-890299 said:

Oh, heck yeah! I've always thought it was a great idea, and I bet you wouldn't get much argument from altar boys......

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August 24th, 2012 - Maria-889608 said:

No, I believe that it is too difficult to give ones self 100% to the priesthood if you also have to fill the needs of a family. At some point you would have to choose between the two. For a priest the church is his bride.

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Poll Demographics

Yes (96 votes)
Overall Response
50.3%
Men
51.8%
Women
48.1%
18-25 yr olds
0.0%
26-35 yr olds
44.0%
36-50 yr olds
48.7%
51+ yr olds
54.5%
No (32 votes)
Overall Response
16.8%
Men
18.8%
Women
13.9%
18-25 yr olds
50.0%
26-35 yr olds
12.0%
36-50 yr olds
18.4%
51+ yr olds
15.9%
They should be considered for the Permanent Diaconate Program only. (63 votes)
Overall Response
33.0%
Men
29.5%
Women
38.0%
18-25 yr olds
50.0%
26-35 yr olds
44.0%
36-50 yr olds
32.9%
51+ yr olds
29.5%