German priest asks for celibacy vow waiver from Pope Francis

Stefan Hartmann, 59, asked Pope Francis for release from a vow of celibacy. (Image: Facebook)

Stefan Hartmann, 59, asked Pope Francis for release from a vow of celibacy. (Image: Facebook)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stefan Hartmann, a German priest, asked Pope Francis for a waiver on a vow of celibacy. Hartmann, 59, said his superiors asked him to leave the priesthood after he revealed on a talk show that he has an 8-year-old illegitimate daughter.

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