Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 November 2015

336 Pages | 19 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860043

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Keeping the Vow

The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests

D. Paul Sullins

  • First book-length sociological examination of married Catholic clergy and their wives
  • Features 115 interviews with priests and their wives, as well as unprecedented access to the U.S. records of the Pastoral Provision
  • Draws on a national full-sample survey of U.S. Catholic bishops on married clergy