NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1970
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(Studio) Pope Paul tries to end discussion on abolishing celibacy rule, saying rule will not be changed.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Utrecht, Netherlands) Dulf Coppes - Dutchman, husband, father and ex- priest. Celibacy moving from issue to crisis in Catholic church, mainly because of Dutch priests. [COPPES - better for priests to be married; can work without frustrations.] Holland's young priest behind celibacy drive. Dutch priest claims celibacy can be abolished as it was created by church order. Pope Paul calls issue his crown of thorns; it could become his cross.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
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