ROME (SPINews) -- Rocked by revelations that Jesus may have had a wife, the Catholic Church, a strictly patriarchal branch of Chistianity, softened its stance on a celibate priesthood.
The Vatican will now allow ordained clergy to date in groups, go steady and participate in casual petting.
Still a no-no are french kissing, dry humping and getting to second base.
Hooking up remains out of the question.
Around the globe last night, stunned -- and completely clueless -- priests went out after dark, all dressed like John Travolta.