Ordination of Married Men (Viri probati

Leadership Team Liaison: Bob Bonnot

Active Members: Tom Boland, Bob Bonnot (co-chair), Rich Evans, Tim Foley, Pat Griffin, Richard Molter, Dick Notter, Alan Phillip (co-chair), Steve Umhoefer

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).

For further information or to offer your thoughts, please contact AUSCP through Office@uscatholicprists.org

Crux reports: Pope Francis signals openness to ordaining viri probati