Leading Swiss bishop calls for women’s ordination, says ‘time is ripe to abolish celibacy’
September 25, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: The discipline of clerical celibacy is a “sign is no longer understood by society today,” Bishop Felix Gmür of Basel, president of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference, said in an interview. “The time is ripe to abolish celibacy. I have no problem at all imagining married priests.”
Bishop Gmür is a participant in the upcoming Synod on synodality.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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