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Should they inform on a married priest

TO THE family of the "married priest", January 3, my prayers and sympathy. I too belong to a family sad and divided because their son left the priesthood three years ago. At that time Rome was not dealing with laisisations "with speed" so he "married" in a register office.

Both he and his "wife" regularly attend Mass and receive Communion. What should his family do? Interfere and inform his Parish Priest of their situation? What would the priest do if he knew?

Conrad Charles and Angela Crawford-Leighton's husband, January 17, may be in a different situation — they may have been laicised — (a term I do not understand, a priest forever I thought). So they are validly married but for the countless priests who have left the priesthood and 'married' out of the Church for their families the sadness, the scandal and the testing of their faith is very real.

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