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  • On this last point, one bishop told NCR on Tuesday that he's detected a faint echo of debates over viri probati, meaning the ordination of married men to the priesthood, in conversation in the synod about lay ministers of the Word.

    Domine, da mihi hanc aquam!

  • NCR on Tuesday that he's detected a faint echo of debates over viri probati, meaning the ordination of married men to the priesthood, in conversation in the synod about lay ministers of the Word.

    National Catholic Reporter Conversation Cafe -

  • By placing a new emphasis on probati on and parole supervision, Arizona was able to slow the pace of people being returned to lockup, which dropped to 5,354 in 2010 from 7,520 in 2008.

    States Seek Prison Breaks

  • Schönborn also presented the so-called "Initiative of the lay faithful" Laieninitiative, a petition by relevant Austrian Catholics launched earlier this year, which asks for the abolition of compulsory celibacy, the return to activity of married priests, the opening of the diaconate to women, and the ordination of married 'viri probati'.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • "" You should learn to read, '' Corriero said, before awarding him probati on.

    Kids In The Dock

  • Instead, one source said the issue of viri probati had been raised.

    Checking out media portrayal of the Milingo question

  • The viri probati are married men who are perceived as pillars of the community and could be ordained in order to solve clergy shortages in remote communities.

    Checking out media portrayal of the Milingo question

  • The referent of viri probati is older, married men who have proven themselves exemplary Catholics.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Some reference was made to viri probati, but it was decided that this was an untenable hypothesis.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • I wouldn't exclude the idea however that Pope Benedict XVI might be open to some experiments with ordination of the so-called vere probati (ph).

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2005

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