A Family of 'Vows': Reform by Marriage Bill Manseau 's wife, Mary, left the convent in the late 1960s. But Bill Manseau believed then, as he does today, that he was called to be a married priest -- and his actions might help to end the requirement of celibacy. The church felt otherwise.
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A Family of 'Vows': Reform by Marriage

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A Family of 'Vows': Reform by Marriage

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Bill Manseau 's wife, Mary, left the convent in the late 1960s. But Bill Manseau believed then, as he does today, that he was called to be a married priest — and his actions might help to end the requirement of celibacy. The church felt otherwise.

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