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Will Pope Francis allow priests to wed?

Posted: April 27, 2013 at 4:17 a.m.

Clelia Luro, whose romance with a former Catholic bishop became a major scandal in the 1960s, hopes that Pope Francis will eventually lead the church to end mandatory priestly celibacy.

She uses a wheelchair and carries the weight of her 87 years, but Clelia Luro feels powerful enough to make the Roman Catholic Church pay attention to her campaign to end priestly celibacy.

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Religion, Pages 12 on 04/27/2013

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