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What is clerical marriage

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Collections of ancient canons. Clerical celibacy is the discipline within the Catholic Church by which only unmarried men are ordained to the episcopateto the priesthood as a rule to which exceptions are sometimes made for individuals in some autonomous particular Churchesand similarly to the diaconatethough in this last What is clerical marriage exceptions exist not only for single individuals but for whole categories of people.

In other autonomous particular Churches, the discipline applies only to ordination to the episcopate.