|The Sanctifying Function of the Church » The Sacraments » Orders » Those to be ordained » The prerequisites for ordination|
|An unmarried candidate for the permanent diaconate and a candidate for the presbyterate are not to be admitted to the order of diaconate unless they have assumed the obligation of celibacy in the prescribed rite publicly before God and the Church or have made perpetual vows in a religious institute.|
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