What does it mean to be a priest? Is there some distinguishing mark that separates those who are priests from others who are not? And since there are so few nowadays who choose to become one, what changes ought there to be in order to make the job more attractive? Should the Church abandon celibacy? Invite married men to apply? What about women? Why keep half the human race from joining the club?

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