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[quote] [b]nishizawa wrote:[/b] Actually, I think that the required age for deacons is 27, priest 30 and bishops 33... Although it is common that priests and deacons get ordained even before they reach this age, bishops are very rarely ordained before they reach 33...[/quote] Yeah, I was going to say that the Canons DO have minimum age requirements (for, what I might add, very discerning reasons) .... However, over the years these requirements have been relaxed in juridictions where a \\"shortage of clergy\\" has been significantly experienced.
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