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Pope Francis declines to allow Amazon region priests to marry

Pope Francis has rejected a proposal from progressive bishops to allow priests in the Amazon region to marry. The plan aimed to address the shortage of clergy in remote areas. Candida Moss, Cadbury professor of Theology at the Univeristy of Birmingham, joins CBSN to discuss the pope's decision and the response within the Catholic Church.
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