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Monday, February 1, 2010

Papal preacher: 'Fast with your eyes'

That's the advice on maintaining priestly celibacy that more than 5,500 priests heard when Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, addressed the National Congress of the Clergy of the Philippines.

According to CathNews USA, Father Cantalamessa told the clergy that they should “fast from images,” specifically ones from the Internet and television that could be threats to celibacy.

“God created the eyes, but he also created the eyelids to cover them,” he remarked, to much laughter.

Click HERE to read more of the talk.

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