A Quote by Mary Doria Russell on celibacy, priesthood, and vows

It would not have suprised Emilio Sandoz that his sex life was discussed with such candor and affectionate concern by his friends.  The single craziest thing about being a priest, he'd found, was that celibacy was simultaneously the most private and most public aspect of his life.

Mary Doria Russell

Source: The Sparrow, Pages: 159

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