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Italian woman ordained Old Catholic priest

May 28, 2010

For the first time, a woman has been “ordained” in Italy as a priest of the Old Catholic Church, a schism that arose in the nineteenth century because it viewed the First Vatican Council’s definition of the dogma of papal infallibility as an innovation. Archdeacon Jonathan Boardman of All Saints-- the Anglican parish in Rome-- was one of Mrs. Maria Vittoria Longhitano’s “presbyteral ordainers,” according to Church Times, an Anglican weekly.

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  • Posted by: Lucius49 - May. 28, 2010 9:47 AM ET USA

    Absolutely null and utterly void.