NEWS STORY: Eastern rite Catholic body edges toward acceptance of married priests


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c. 1998 Religion News Service CLEVELAND _ The Byzantine-Ruthenian Catholic Church in the United States has moved a step closer to admitting married men to the priesthood. The small Eastern Rite Catholic church, with roots in the western Ukrainian region known as Ruthenia, has about 167,000 U.S. members While the church has always ordained married […]

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