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In the Roman Catholic Church, only single men can become priests, but Pope Francis revises previous rules so that even married men can become priests in areas where there is a lack of priests, such as the South American Amazon Whether or not the debate officially started, the results are attracting attention.
In the Vatican, bishops from Catholic churches from around the world have gathered since the 6th, and a meeting is held to discuss environmental issues in the South American Amazon region where a massive fire broke out.
In the Amazon region where there are many Catholics, there is no priesthood and there is a shortage of human resources, so discussions about whether to review the rules so far so that married men can become priests have begun. .
In the Roman Catholic Church, since a priest ’s marriage was declared invalid at a conference held in 1139, only single men could be priests.
On this day, Pope Francisco said in the Mass that “if everything goes on as usual, the gifts will disappear,” and the church called for the change.
The Pope has expressed his intention to review the rules only in the Amazon region, but the rebound has been deeply rooted and attention has been focused on the results of the discussion.