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the Vatican is recommended calling for the church's ban on married men becoming priests to be lifted in south America's remote Amazon region it would lock in a start shifting canon law to trying to help recruit clergy in an area west finding priests it's getting harder and harder , a working document released on Monday outlined the plans the Vatican says it's considering the possibility of conferring priestly ordination on elderly man preferably indigenous respected and accepted members of their communities even if they already have an established and stable family in order to guarantee the sacraments that a company and sustain Kristin life , the suggestion of easing the rules doesn't stop that the document also pushing for more religious powers for women in the area but with little moments and then allowing them to perform official ministry it's unclear what exactly that would look like , celibacy increased it is being a ruler of the Catholic Church since around the sixteenth century , a final decision on the church remote South America will be made a bishop synod in October some Catholic school is that it could pave the way for dating married men in other parts of the world