Key Facts:

Date 386
Location Rome
Number of Participants 80
Chaired by Pope St. Siricius
Key Events confirmation of lex continentiae; prevention of intercourse in clerical marriages


De La Potterie, Ignace. “The Biblical Foundation of Priestly Celibacy.” Vatican: The Holy See. Accessed September 27, 2010.

McGovern, Thomas. “Celibacy – A Historical Perspective.” Christendom Awake. January 17, 2003. Accessed September 27, 2010.

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Last updated: 10-21-2010

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