A priest with some wise and practical ideas on celibacy. He gets to the nitty gritty of what people think optional celibacy will accomplish and gives his inside view of why it’s all bunk.
Some people say that we should at least discuss optional celibacy. Why? What will it accomplish? Should we discuss every crackpot idea that comes along when the majority of people, including the majority of those affected by the proposal, know that idea is not good?
Let’s discuss ending fasting during Lent. Oh why not? It’s a discipline after all, and a lot of us get hungry during Lent. We should discuss changing the discipline, even if most Catholics, including every bishop, don’t think a change is a good idea.
Update: The link was broken but now it’s fixed.