- Jan 27, 2020
A former Vatican ambassador to the United Kingdom says the fact women can’t be ordained to the priesthood is “intolerable.”
Women protesting for greater inclusion in the Church around the edges of this month’s Synod of Bishops insisted on making it a reality.
Although it’s a sheer fantasy, the presence of both left and right-wing angry populists in Dublin this week ahead of the World Meeting of Families beckons the question of what might happen if they joined forces.
In a wide-ranging interview in which he spoke about the ongoing migrant crisis in the United States, Pope Francis also touched on issues such as female ordination, the ongoing Vatican talks with China and the clerical sexual abuse scandals in Chile.
The Vatican’s top doctrinal official said that St. Pope John Paul II’s teaching on the all-male priesthood can’t be walked back.