So you have an orthodox Catholic friend who says, strangely, that hes still not quite sure priestesses are doctrinally illegitimate. Well, he should be: Rome has spoken definitively, infallibly. But, for the sake of your friend, lets put doctrine aside here. The Womens Ordination Conference did a nationwide survey of Catholic women who feel called to the priesthood. As reported in the National Catholic Reporter (Sept. 24, 1999), 74 percent of the called said abortion can be a morally acceptable choice in some circumstances, and even more thought premarital sex can be morally acceptable [and that] the church should ordain openly gay and lesbian people . (Note: If premarital sex is fine, and if accidents happen as they do then abortion is likely to be regarded as fine in such circumstances.)
So if your friend isnt sure about the Priestess Tree, have him consider its poisonous fruits.
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