Ban on female priests not final word, says Amazon Synod organizer
Bishop Erwin Kräutler, retired bishop of Xingu, Brazil, says despite Pope John Paul II's attempt to definitively resolve question of women's ordination, "it is nevertheless not a dogma”

The bishop credited with writing the Amazon Synod’s controversial working document has stated that Pope John Paul II's teaching about the impossibility of female priests is “not a dogma.”  Bishop Erwin Kräutler, the retired bishop of Xingu, Brazil, made

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2019-10-02T08:59:40-08:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |46 Comments

Ordination of women is impossible, says Vatican doctrinal chief

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

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2018-05-31T06:46:59-08:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |28 Comments