celibate


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celibate

adjective
(1) Abstaining from sexual activity relations.
(2) Referring to a person who abstains from sexual relations.

noun
(1) A person who abstains from sexual relations.
(2) A person who is unmarried for religious reasons.
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Priests are celibate because Christ, the High Priest was celibate," said Bishop Vigneron "and priestly celibacy is presented to seminarians in the virginal chastity of Christ Himself.
Talking about women Russell, 39, says: "We need to be more nourishing and open to our femininity and I'm saying that from the position of a man who's recently celibate.
Therefore while the note says "a person's sexual orientation is, in itself, irrelevant to their suitability for episcopal office or indeed ordained ministry more generally", candidates can be required to be celibate.
But backing celibate homosexuals, he added: "There's no problem about a gay person who's a bishop - it's about the fact there are traditionally, historically, standards clergy are expected to observe.
So my question would be this: How celibate are all our priests?
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SCOTLAND'S leading Catholic yesterday insisted he had no regrets about living a celibate life.
Strangely enough, there is nothing in the preaching of Christ to suggest that he felt that his most devoted followers, or representatives on earth, should be celibate.
You are committing psychic suicide if you think you can be genuinely celibate without a strong ongoing relationship with the Lord.
include supernumeraries--the married members who live otherwise normal lives--as well as numeraries, celibate members who live in Opus Dei centers.