Priestly Celibacy In the Eastern and Western Traditions with Fr. Joseph Matlak

Priestly Celibacy In the Eastern and Western Traditions with Fr. Joseph Matlak

Fr. Joseph Matlak returns to R&T to discuss priestly celibacy in the Eastern and Western traditions.

00:00 Introduction
11:20 Is abstinence required for married priests?
16:30 Married bishops?
22:30 Western mandatory priestly celibacy
31:20 The Council of Trullo on priestly celibacy
34:00 Eastern canon law
37:45 Fr. Matlak’s doctoral dissertation thesis
41:45 Is the marital act always sinful?
48:00 Is marriage an eschatological thing?
51:35 Live Audience Q&A



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