Pope: Priest Celibacy Is Not a Dogma

Sure, Catholic priests are usually celibate—but that tradition has only been around for about 1,000 years, papa francisc notes. And according to Pope Francis, „celibacy is not a dogma.” He tells reporters that „it is a rule of life that I appreciate very much and I think it is a gift for the Church, but since it is not a dogma, the door is always open” to changing policies. It was the first time Francis had addressed the issue as pope, though he had said similar things as archbishop.

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