Michael Manning Affair
April 8, 2011 by Post Team
Michael Manning broke his vow of celibacy with the second cousin of Nancy Kotowski and describes the relationship of the leaked letters between the couple.
The popular minister who hosts a TV show called The Word in the World ended the relationship three years ago because he loved his priesthood more. ”
Now he has taken a leave of absecne of his work as the Diocese of San Bernardino, California.
The letters were leaked to the San Bernardino County Sun, said -year-old school superintendent Miss Kotowski, “Reality is that I was living a double life: one as a priest who was promised celibacy and another life as a sexually active man our sexual intimacy.
“We were such good friends, and there is a deep love for each other.”
“The sex was secondary. It’s hard when someone you care about, but I love my priesthood more. I admit that the fact of my sin. I was wrong. That’s why I left.”
It is not known how long the relationship.
After the affair emerged, Kotowski said he hoped the church would change its rules on celibacy.
She told the Monterey Herald: “The reality is that we love the church, we are committed to the church, but I hope the dialogue will open (about) the mandatory celibacy, the whole question of celibacy. Is it right for all people? ”
He added that even considered marrying her “soulmate” of Manning. “It’s a struggle, but we know that God is calling us, so we honor that,” he said.
Manning started a Catholic television ministry in 1978 and now appears on The Word in the World a weekly program on the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
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