Learn from the East on married priests

The escalating chorus of voices calling for the ordination of married men as Catholic priests is missing one verse: Many married Catholic priests are already among us. Catholic churches in the East, the birthplace of Christianity, have always had married clergy. There is no evidence that their holiness or sanctity is compromised by their matrimonial and paternal role. Today, we hear the voices of establishment endeavouring to trivialise the calls for a rethink with condescending conclusions - Joseph Wakim