Religion: Ex-Priests on the Attack

Father James Kavanaugh, an angry priest who wrote a book bitterly attacking the Roman Catholic Church, last week announced that he is finally resigning from the priesthood and intends to get married. Coincidentally, British Theologian Charles Davis, an angry ex-priest who left the church and got married, has now written a book bitterly attacking Roman Catholicism.

Speaking to a student group at the University of Notre Dame, Father Kavanaugh, whose A Modern Priest Looks at His Outdated Church (TIME, July 7) has sold 140,000 copies, announced that he had submitted his resignation from the priesthood to his bishop, the Most Rev....

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