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Published: 05 November 2015

336 Pages | 19 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199860043

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Keeping the Vow

The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests

D. Paul Sullins

  • First book to address sociological, theoretical, and practical issues of married Catholic clergy
  • First comprehensive study of the Pastoral Provision priests
  • Based on over 115 interviews with priests and their wives and unprecedented access to the U.S. records of the Pastoral Provision
  • Includes national full-sample survey of U.S. Catholic bishops on married clergy and extensive data, tables, and original research on related issues