I think that this is a very interesting and thought-provoking interview by Father Albert Cutie - showing the nonsense imposed celibacy is especially in this 21st century.
It is particularly a nonsense since the Vatican has allowed hundreds of Protestant ministers to convert to Roman Catholicism ordained and become parish priests in presbyteries accompanied by their wives and children.
In fact, a number of years ago I celebrated the wedding of a Birmingham parish priest in his late 30's who fell in love and wanted to marry.
The Church insisted that he had to leave the priesthood.
The replacement parish priest, an ex Anglican, arrived to replace him with a wife and 4 children!!!
So it seems that the RC Church is willing to do for "strangers" that it is not willing to do for its own Catholic born ministers.
It's also stupid when the seminaries and the priesthood are emptying - and some of those who are studying and serving are promiscuous homosexuals who laugh at the celibacy rule.
The Catholic priesthood would be much better with a large contingent of heterosexual and married men.
Watch Father Cutie and tell me what you think.