Posts Tagged ‘female clergy’

Female Catholic priests call papal edict excommunicating them from church irrelevant

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, recently declared that any women who was ordained, and the men who ordained them, would be excommunicated from the church. However, a couple of women ordained Catholic priests in our area say the Pope’s revision of papal law is irrelevant to what is really happening in Read more

Woman’s bid to be Archbishop of Lyon gaining support

Monday, June 8th, 2020

French theologian Anne Soupa’s bid to become Archbishop of Lyon is gaining support, with over 5,600 people signing a petition supporting her candidacy. The signatories include many household names in France, mostly from the so-called left. They include a mayor, a former member of the lower house of parliament, a social entrepreneur and a noted Read more

Female bishop holds religious service in Dublin

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Female bishop, Dr Bridget Mary Meehan,  who leads a breakaway Catholic group that welcomes female and lesbian priests, presided over a religious service in Dublin on Sunday. Meehan who is originally from Rathdowney in County Laois and is now based in Florida, has the position of bishop within the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests. She Read more

Opponents of women bishops have only put off the evil day

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Really, you couldn’t make it up. The Church of England, because of its arcane and dysfunctional, though supposedly democratic, voting procedures, has yet again decided that someone who really is a priest (that’s what they believe), and is worthy of promotion, is not necessarily eligible to be made into a bishop. I say nothing about Read more