What are some
requirements in candidates for holy orders?
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According to the
Catechism of the Council of Trent, requirements in candidates for holy orders
include: holiness, knowledge, prudence, divine call, and right intention.
To receive Holy
Orders worthily the Baltimore Catechism states...
Holy Orders worthily it is necessary to be in the state of grace, to have the
necessary knowledge, and a divine call to this sacred office."
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