Arguments for and against MSE/WPs

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It is faithful to the first century model Those who know what's what, forbid it (see 1954 Vatican letter extract - right)
It gets more ordained people to help in parishes [not a good reason] It undermines the laity. It might even frighten the horses
It involves the ministerial priesthood in the grubby realities of working life as they impact the bulk of the church - the laity. This may help inform pastoral understanding and preaching It blurs the priestly office