Vatican to Outspoken Priest: Spend 6 Weeks in Prayer

Critics see building 'Catholic spring' backlash

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 12, 2012 4:23 AM CDT

(Newser) – A popular Irish priest known for his liberal views has been told to shut up by church authorities, reports the Daily Beast. Father Tony Flannery, who has questioned the doctrine of celibacy, and said the priesthood should be opened up to women, has been told...   Read full story »

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