Despite censures, Womenpriests movement grows

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Jane Via, 65, a retired San Diego county prosecutor, celebrates mass with Dr. Jon Connor at Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community in San Diego on Jan. 20. Via was ordained within the Catholic Womenpriests movement, which flaunts church law forbidding women's ordination. Photo courtesy Megan O'Neil

Jane Via, 65, a retired San Diego county prosecutor, celebrates mass with Dr. Jon Connor at Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community in San Diego on Jan. 20. Via was ordained within the Catholic Womenpriests movement, which flaunts church law forbidding women's ordination. Photo courtesy Megan O'Neil

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(RNS) If heading a religious community is a lonely job for any woman, a Catholic Womenpriest might be the loneliest of all.

  • Southern Baptist

    1 Corinthians 14:34
    Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
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    Women are not supposed to have leadership roles (no more then gays or other unrepentant sinners)

  • Gretchen

    You may find this helpful in reporting on the women’s ordination movement in the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Southern Baptist

    The need to read the Bible:

    1 Corinthians 14:34 – Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.