Ordination of women is impossible, says Vatican doctrinal chief

Archbishop Luis Ladaria, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: ban on women's ordination “a truth belonging to the deposit of faith”

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has reaffirmed the permanent authority of the Church’s teaching that women cannot be ordained to the priesthood, in an article published in the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano. Archbishop Luis Ladaria—who will soon receive a cardinal’s red hat from Pope Francis—argues that the Church is bound by … [Read more...]

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