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Why Can’t the Catholic Church Ordain Women?

There’s been a lively discussion in the comments here amongst Anglican and Catholic readers.  One of the Anglicans, TJH, offered eight reasons why his church ordains women: (1)Male and female are created in God’s image – both men and women can image God’s love and beauty; (2)The Blessed Virgin Mary conceived Jesus in her womb and the […]

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John Knox, John Calvin, and King Henry VIII’s Royal Hypocrisy

Two of the larger Protestant denominations, Presbyterianism (started by John Knox) and Anglicanism (started by Henry VIII) were started not only invalidly, but blatantly hypocritically. They are joined in this, less directly, by Calvinism (not technically a denomination, I know). The reason I bring this up is that origins matter. The Catholic Church can trace […]

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One Hundred US Anglican Parishes to Enter the Catholic Church

Wow. I missed a major development right before my trip – Telegraph: 100 US Anglican parishes to enter the Catholic Church (h/t Principium Unitatis). From the Telegraph article: The Anglican Church in America (ACA) will now enter the Catholic Church as a block, bringing in thousands of converts along with their own bishops, buildings and […]

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