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Ban on woman priests is not dogma, says key figure in Amazon Synod

October 01, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The clear teaching of Pope John Paul II that women can never be ordained to the priesthood “is nevertheless not a dogma,” according to Bishop Erwin Kräutler. The retired bishop of Xingu, Brazil, Bishop Kräutler is credited with a major role in drafting the working document for the Amazon Synod.

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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Oct. 02, 2019 12:27 AM ET USA

    Poor Bishop Krautler. He wants to change the unchangeable. By saying it is not dogma, he conveniently forgets how St. Pope John Paul II announced his teaching. Women cannot stand in for Christ who was a man as do ordained priests. You watch we will have liberals support a transgender male to be priests. It is amazing how how far liberal Catholics will go to destroy the Church made by Christ. St Michael protect us.