Married Clergy (Viri probati)
Purpose: To encourage the American Bishops to petition the Pope to change the present law requiring celibacy of all Roman Catholic priests by opening ordination to married men of proven quality (viri probati).The Ad Hoc Working Group has drafted and referred a letter to the Leadership Team, to be communicated to the appropriate USCCB Committee.
Alan Phillip, firstname.lastname@example.org and Dan Walsh, email@example.com
AUSCP Facilitator: Gerry Bechard, firstname.lastname@example.org
AUSCP Leadership Team Liaison: Bob Bonnot, email@example.com
For further information or to offer your thoughts, click on the CONTACT US Button in the menu at the top of this page, or contact AUSCP at Office@uscatholicprists.org
Crux reports: Pope Francis signals openness to ordaining viri probati
A local Fox News report features a married priest: Dad of eight, Father to all