Will Pope Francis allow priest in the Amazon to marry?

  • Published on Oct 25, 2019
  • In a CBS News poll, nearly 70% of Catholic Americans say they favor letting Catholic priests marry, while 25% remain opposed. The push for married priests could become a reality in a remote part of the Amazon, if Pope Francis agrees. Seth Doane reports.
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Comments • 124

  • Lou 94
    Lou 94 20 days ago

    Hello my brothers and sisters look what Jesus promises to those who will pray this prayers! God bless you all! www.theworkofgod.org/Devotns/bridget_12years.htm

  • Albert Figueroa
    Albert Figueroa 24 days ago

    He needs little boys from the Amazon, he was told they taste like chicken 🌯🧸

  • Albert Figueroa
    Albert Figueroa 24 days ago +1

    Only idiots need to ask a man if they can marry. The so called pope is nothing more than a man , and I use the word “man” VERY loosely

  • Peter Sinclair
    Peter Sinclair 27 days ago +1

    Little boy priests with no life experience, I believe, is one of the worst problems the Curch faces.

  • Peter Sinclair
    Peter Sinclair 27 days ago

    The most incredible priest I ever encountered was a married man with 8 children. At the age of 74 his wife died and he applied to be a priest. He was, ironically, a psychologist and senior manager of that subject in a goverment department. He applied his skills in the confessional and, boy, did he put you on the spot for your pathetic reasons for sinning. Fr. Wilfred Fitzgerald. I learned more from this man as opposed to a hundred years of a little boy priest who went straight from 6th form to the seminary.

  • Peter Sinclair
    Peter Sinclair 27 days ago

    Thank you Clair Stevens.

  • Peter Sinclair
    Peter Sinclair 27 days ago

    Excuse me? The Eastern arm of the Catholic communion has ALWAYS allowed married priests, with the exception on bishops. Woohoo, not a new thing. So now we will hear the cries of heresy in a subject which has nothing to do with dogma!

  • Tradester Ops
    Tradester Ops Month ago +1

    Pope Francis should resign

  • Reaper's END
    Reaper's END Month ago

    It's the SNAKES FORBIDDEN fruit in the MIDDLE OF THE GARDEN OF Eden!

  • michael sorensen
    michael sorensen Month ago +1

    God bless Pope Francis. The Catholic church is doing wonderful work in the Amazon with indigenous people. And maybe the Pope might allow married priests there.

    • A.A. A.
      A.A. A. Month ago

      "That man is an evil man... who hides behind the cloth he still wanted and still being prosecuted for crimes against children open your people!!!"

  • Claire Stevens
    Claire Stevens Month ago +1

    I saw one of the cardinals say the men to be ordained are already deacons whose ministry has been fruitful. If the pope had specified this I don’t think there would have been as much disagreement. Why was this not made public by Francis?

  • Eugene Bastian
    Eugene Bastian Month ago

    Not Pope Francis, Pachamama Francis . Francis is the Antichrist.

  • Disciple of Christ
    Disciple of Christ Month ago +1

    And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
    Revelation 18:4-5

  • Hans Anthony Joseph Calma

    no not priests to marry but rather married men to become priests... there is a BIG difference in that
    the Church has married priests in the Eastern rites and they all got married before being ordained but no man can get married after ordination

  • David Copperfield-not the magician

    "Allow to marry?" The Bible says that forbidding to marry due to religion is demonic: "However, the inspired word clearly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to misleading inspired statements and teachings of demons,
    ...They forbid marriage and command people to abstain from foods that God created to be partaken of with thanksgiving by those who have faith and accurately know the truth." - 1 Timothy 4:1,3.
    The Bible says that overseers can have one wife. (1 Timothy 3:2) One reason it is demonic is because it pushes religious people to be immoral, pedophiles, rapists, etc. It causes 1,000's to feel like sinners because they want a mate. History bears this out. Disgusting religious hypocrisy. Who thought this up and started it among the Catholics?? They certainly did not get it from the Bible!

  • raja durai
    raja durai Month ago +1

    It is very sad the Catholic Church is going . Women priest and marriage priest will Satan ideas. .

  • Claire Stevens
    Claire Stevens Month ago +1

    Ordaining already married men to the priesthood is done in some Eastern rites of the Catholic Church and even in the Latin rite is sometimes done for some former Anglican or Lutheran ministers who become Catholic. However, priests are not free to marry after ordination and the pope is not talking about changing that.

  • Death Before Sin
    Death Before Sin Month ago

    The Church is not a democracy. I don’t give a crap what the majority of Catholics say. If the Amazonians don’t have enough Priests, then more Amazonian men should step up to the plate and become Priests.

  • Braille Diaz
    Braille Diaz Month ago +3

    The catholic church is not a democracy

  • Stephanie L
    Stephanie L Month ago

    Sure let the pope think about what he wants to do and what is BEST for the Catholic church. But May we never conform to our time now, or to another culture, because people also have to come forward and follow the catholic church for what it is.

  • Ernesto Alvarado
    Ernesto Alvarado Month ago

    The pope will not marry. He is not stupid. That means that his wife n kids are able to spend from vaticans revenue. I think the pope rather be single n play with sex boys instead.

  • Ernesto Alvarado
    Ernesto Alvarado Month ago

    The pope will help out the indigenous people lose therinland n culture.

  • Angel'slove C.
    Angel'slove C. Month ago

    Cardinals must be as guilty as Judas to be able to even sit down at the same building as the supposed successor of Peter the rock

  • J-dayday
    J-dayday Month ago +1

    meh, as if this is the one reason why catholism is not christian

  • leapdrive
    leapdrive Month ago +2

    Ber GOG lio can “allow”all he wants but, when he’s declared an antipope, everything he has done will all be voided. He is so obviously antipope that it’s written all over him. He can only have his 15 min. fame but, after that, things will change back. His Cardinals will be defrocked and their Conclave invalidated as well. Everything is just so exposed that they’re not getting away with this. Their efforts will just be one be waste.

  • Howard101
    Howard101 Month ago +1

    The Pope is tbe devil lol

    • Knifepoint King
      Knifepoint King Month ago

      Howard101 Are you sure the devil isn’t the pope?
      This man steals from the poor and gives to himself.

  • Al 72
    Al 72 Month ago

    Jeff Bezos needs to pay a fair shair to Amazonian people.

  • Marius Holmberts
    Marius Holmberts Month ago +2

    The indigenous people of Amazon should leave this cult of death and return to their old faith.

    • Death Before Sin
      Death Before Sin Month ago +3

      Marius Holmberts ....hahaha yet it’s amazon pagan beliefs that allowed them to sacrifice their infants. You don’t know what you are talking about Marius.



  • The1forGod
    The1forGod Month ago

    The word catholic is nowhere in the Holy Bible, nor is it possible for a caucasian not to have sexual relations. That causes molestations of our children, as shown in history. Let them have a wife, it's okay.

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago +1

      The1forGod The word Catholic means universal and wasn’t used at the time of Jesus so it isn’t in the Bible. The word Bible isn’t in the Bible either.

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      The1forGod That is a racist statement. Also, many molesters are married Caucasian men.

  • George Kafantaris
    George Kafantaris Month ago +1

    Yes, female deacons and married priests. What’s the big deal?

  • Raymond
    Raymond Month ago

    I really respect the pope, he is very forward thinking, can be dangerous if there are extremist that don't like it his view though. But then again he is a jesuit so probably have some secret Swiss army under his command. 😂

  • EJ Everlast
    EJ Everlast Month ago

    This poll is totally skewed

  • Catholic Dude
    Catholic Dude Month ago

    Liberal anti-pope Francis and his modernist Vatican 2 sect is not Catholic. Go to VaticanCatholicDOTcom or call (800)275-1126 to learn more.

  • Nacho Garcia
    Nacho Garcia Month ago +2

    Francis is probably getting sodomized by these people.

  • A.A. A.
    A.A. A. Month ago +1

    "The Pope needs to stay away for the indigenous people he has no right to invade their world evil will never prevail...."

    • A.A. A.
      A.A. A. Month ago

      @cool boy The church is a lie...open your eyes...they play nice, but are true evil,... organized religion is a business that isn't true to God and his ways....it seems you've been brain washed...my you find God on your own,...with out the help of those whom say they are with him....remember, once you find him don't ever let go....For no church, can truly help you find him but your own soul...read the bible...that's all you really need...

    • A.A. A.
      A.A. A. Month ago

      @cool boy I'm closer to God than any of those atheists in the Vatican don't kid yourself there really are true Pagan worshipers.... I've caught them at several churches in California performing Satanism in the church itself...to much evil...run while you can...you've been warned!!!

    • A.A. A.
      A.A. A. Month ago

      @cool boy "Organized religion is a sham it was developed to control the masses it's not working for them anymore it's over..."

  • ranmashin
    ranmashin Month ago +1

    Catholicism, the religion of devils and pagans.

  • Albert De Castro
    Albert De Castro Month ago +1

    I was Catholic... then I got SAVED! You must be born again to enter the kingdom of heaven, not simply be religious!

    • Albert De Castro
      Albert De Castro 25 days ago

      @Pulakeshin II stop drinking bro 😆

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens 25 days ago

      Pulakeshin II You are wrong on so many levels as well as being blasphemous. For one thing no one knows what Jesus really looked like which is why artists depict him as looking like whatever race they are.
      The sin of the first humans was one of disobedience to a loving God who had given them everything. There is nothing in the Bible about this sin being sexual but our society is obsessed with sex so I suppose that would be what first comes to your mind.
      I hope you don’t realize how extremely offensive your post is and I would ask you not to post this sort of stuff here again. We have heard it all before.

    • Pulakeshin II
      Pulakeshin II 25 days ago

      Jesus's father was a Roman legionnaire and not Jewish and hence out of shame, the Romans created this myth that Jesus was born of virgin Mary. Probably that is the reason why Jesus looks quite European and not Jewish because of Roman blood. So, Mary had an affair that ended with her getting knocked up and ousted by her society and hence she and her trusted relative moved to a new place and gave birth to half European Jesus who also had a relationship with a prostitute later on. So, Jesus too ate the proverbial fruit which was forbidden as did Adam and Eve, i.e having sex
      And now Christians all over the world believe that jesus gave his life so that the Christians can have sex a.k.a the original sin. Brilliant religion I must say

    • Albert De Castro
      Albert De Castro Month ago

      Mary and Joseph also had children after Jesus, and the 2 turtledoves they took with them when they presented Jesus at the temple were their sin offerings, so there goes the forever virgin and infallible doctrines. Don't get me wrong, she was a good servant of God as far as the bible shows us, but the catholic devotion to Mary is idolatry based on false doctrine and the Word of God proves it!

    • Albert De Castro
      Albert De Castro Month ago

      @Claire Stevens Then one said to Him, “Look, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, seeking to speak with You.” But He answered and said to the one who told Him, “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?” And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said, “Here are My mother and My brothers! For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother.”
      Matthew 12:47‭-‬50
      Yes Mary gave birth to Jesus but she's not some goddess. Even Jesus had to correct her a few times.

  • Higginsamerica
    Higginsamerica Month ago +1

    I don't understand why anyone especially non-catholics care what goes on in the Catholic Church? why is the Catholic Church always newsworthy? why don't they ever put Evangelical tv pastors or anybody in the Protestant faith or any other religion on news?

    • J-dayday
      J-dayday Month ago

      because the new world order is in control of the catholic church, and they only show things on tv when they are controlled by them.

    • Pxxsa
      Pxxsa Month ago

      The devil's work.everyone has targeteted the Catholic Church church for a long time

    • thhdhn2
      thhdhn2 Month ago

      When people get jealous, they will do anything to harm you.

    GADDAFI X Month ago


    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      GADDAFI X I don’t know your age but if you were not yet 25 when you walked away from religion, maybe you should revisit Catholicism. Start with Luke’s gospel and the book of Acts. Look at Fr Mark Goring’s utube short video on Eucharistic miracles. Pray to the God who created all things and ask him to show you if he really exists and what he is like. I believe God always answers this prayer if you are serious. God is not White. When Jesus or Mary appear to a person, they always appear as someone from that race and culture. I particularly love the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
      See I am preaching to you because I love Jesus and I want you to experience his love for you personally. ❤️

      GADDAFI X Month ago

      @Claire Stevens not that I dispute anyone's beliefs, to each there own. I came from a very religious family, deeply rooted in that old southern Baptist thought. I questioned those beliefs as I got in my teens, and attended a Catholic hihhschool. later to walk away from religious teaching . A more accending path I follow know. My views on Christianity and Catholicism my be splitting for some. Growing up in both aspects of those religions I first hand saw how they undermined and suppressed black though , growth and pride. So I walked away.

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      GADDAFI X I believe that what Jesus came to reveal to us about God is the only and whole truth and everyone deserves to have it told and explained to them without manipulation, force, etc.

      GADDAFI X Month ago

      @Claire Stevens I don't think we need to preach anything, preaching requires a minipulator and followers. There is enough information out here for people to gain knowledge of self. Yes teach the basics of RIGHT AND WRONG but to guide one path to higher power ,I think is religious highjacking. So many preachers have minipulated the books of GOD for HATE , SEXISM, ENSLAVEMENT, PROPAGANDA, ETC. I WOULD JUST AS WELL LEAVE THOSE PEOPLE AND MANY OTHERS WELL ENOUGH ALONE. ... CAPS, NOT YELLING BIG HANDS SMALL PHONE ,,LOL 😁

      GADDAFI X Month ago

      @Claire Stevens If you call a higher spiritual force GOD then yes.

  • Diana Vee
    Diana Vee Month ago +1

    Why isn't he speaking out about the pagan idols? Why isn't he owning up to the blasphemous things he is saying. "Jesus is the way the truth and the life, no man comes to the Father but by him"

  • Just Me
    Just Me Month ago

    Organized religion if full of greedy sexual perverts

  • Hallking78
    Hallking78 Month ago +5

    Hide your children.....

  • Tobei Misa
    Tobei Misa Month ago +1


  • The One
    The One Month ago +2

    Indigenous Catholics 🤣🤣🤣

    • kxr
      kxr Month ago

      Most of Latin Americans are indigenous Catholics.

  • Frank William
    Frank William Month ago +3

    There's the cult leader

  • All Day
    All Day Month ago +11

    “Indigenous Catholics”, guess they didn’t learn their lesson.

    • A.A. A.
      A.A. A. Month ago +2

      They are being forced to play their way. i.e. the evil govt, and organized cult religions....will keep burning their forest and homes,...until they do so....these men and women, are naive on how evil these entities are,...that are attacking them.... they need to keep them away from themselves they've survived so long without their assistance now look at them now!!!!

    • Frank W
      Frank W Month ago +1

      How about that...LOL I was just talking to my wife about that. When I seen this video I had a history flash-backs...smdh

  • Dobbys Boggart
    Dobbys Boggart Month ago +6

    Celibacy is an apostate falsehood that needs to end.

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      Dobbys Boggart Tell that to Paul who was celibate.

    • Stephanie L
      Stephanie L Month ago +1

      Nope it proves true love and sex is only for marriage.

  • Clown Around
    Clown Around Month ago +3

    The Catholic Church practices with respect to unmarried priests and choir boys were designed with sexual abuse in mind. What could be more self evident. Men not interested in marriage or love with women are clearly highly likely to abuse. Women until the 1800's were. Banned from singing sacred music. It should be the opposite, priests must be married with plans for a family.

    • Clown Around
      Clown Around Month ago

      @Claire Stevens abuse has been much higher amoung clergy. www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28526106

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      Clown Around Married men (fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, family friends) are as likely to abuse kids. When priests do it it’s a great scandal because they should be men of God. Of course all abuse is catastrophic for the young person and should be stopped and punished. Bishops that know about the abuse and don’t stop it are like mothers who do the same. Those who know MUST stop it.

    • meli
      meli Month ago

      not necessarily but they should be on candid camera 24-7 and watched by parishioners.

  • Seanzy W.
    Seanzy W. Month ago +1

    It will stop them from raping little boys, another thing no where in the Bible does it say you can't be married if you are Pastor or a priest.

  • Dee Dee Winfrey
    Dee Dee Winfrey Month ago +3

    The church doesnt share their assets that's why they dont allow men to marry. They are greedy and alot of the priest are gay.😏

  • ana R
    ana R Month ago +3

    Fake church!!!!!!

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  • Angel c
    Angel c Month ago

    Catholics trinitarians are not christians. They are not the church. Just another religion like mormons

  • Hank Terreros
    Hank Terreros Month ago +4

    Reminds me of my hawaiian "kuhuna aka priest" "uncle". He had six wifes. "One for everyday of the week". [so he had one for everyday of the week, and on sunday he rested?] "Naw, On Monday he had all six". -{laughter} "ALOHA FRIDAY to all".

  • Derail07
    Derail07 Month ago

    Why don't you worry about your cult of child molesters first Pope...

  • To Be Honest
    To Be Honest Month ago +1

    jesus was a "confirmed bachelor"

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      Dobbys Boggart Not a chance!

    • To Be Honest
      To Be Honest Month ago

      @Dobbys Boggart lol...2000 years is not enough!

    • Dobbys Boggart
      Dobbys Boggart Month ago

      In the two thousand years since then, He may have gotten married.

  • To Be Honest
    To Be Honest Month ago +1

    over 18 only
    be sure to clarify the age

  • Frank William
    Frank William Month ago +1

    I wish we had a slightly better angle at 1:47😜

    • Steven S
      Steven S Month ago

      Frank William 👌🏾

  • Paul Jackiewicz
    Paul Jackiewicz Month ago +13

    Priests not marrying isn’t even in the Bible. I don’t understand this rule.

    • Albert De Castro
      Albert De Castro Month ago

      I know. I grew up Catholic before I got saved, a lot of what they do is contrary to scripture.

    • Claire Stevens
      Claire Stevens Month ago

      Paul Jackiewicz There is no record in the Bible of any of the apostles getting married after Jesus called them. Peter was married before being called. Paul talks about the unmarried man being free to serve God but the married man has to be concerned about pleasing his wife. He wasn’t specifically talking about priests but his words give a practical reason for priestly celibacy.

    • meli
      meli Month ago +1

      ACTUALLY God says it is better not to marry to be closer to Him and do His work nut if one cannot resist then it is better to marry.

    • Diana Vee
      Diana Vee Month ago +1

      @Adam Smith Religion is most definitely an issue. God is not the author of confusion. Jesus is the way the truth and the life, no man comes to these Father but by him. Nothing about that is confusing.