In discussions regarding the growing shortage of priests, many people assume that on a world-wide scale there would be a seem-less transition to married clergy. What they don't often realize is that there would be many complications, especially regarding what the Church would have to provide.
This news story, brought to my attention by Stella Borealis, highlights those complications. A woman is petitioning for her ex-husband/pastor's church to be considered an asset. Yikes! "I'm sorry Bishop, but St. Mary's was awarded to the ex-Fr. O'Hoolihan." Probably not going to happen in the reported case, but...
You can read the full article here.
Actually, this issue of complications is my least favorite argument against the abrogation of mandatory priestly celibacy. My favorite is the "band-aide on a gunshot wound" argument.