NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK
No temporal or civilizational events can override the sacramental necessity of the Catholic priesthood’s being reserved to men.
A writer in the outrageously compares the Church's refusal to ordain women with a Muslim mob's murder of a young woman.
Anne Barbeau Gardiner
A review of The Charism of Priestly Celibacy: Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Reflections
A review by Anne Barbeau Gardiner of The Catholic Priesthood and Women: A Guide to the Teaching of the Church
Could the Catholic Church end up sliding down the same slippery slope as the Anglican Communion? Yes, if certain groups get their way.
Fortitude, one of the four cardinal virtues, is sorely lacking among the current leaders of the Catholic Church in the U.S.
A manly man wants to do manly things -- he doesn't secretly wish to be a nursing mother. An effeminate man does!
The Archbishop of St. Louis isn't turning his head away from the fact that two Catholic women have had themselves 'ordained' priestesses.
The Dominicans in the Netherlands are agitating to open the priesthood to homosexuals, women, and married men.
"My name is Victoria Rue. And I am a Roman Catholic womanpriest." So began Mass and a 'new Catholic Community.'
ABSOLUTELY NULL & UTTERLY VOID
Theresa Marie Moreau
"Dualistic (and sexist) thinking about masculine and feminine has led to a ruthlessly competitive marketplace."
There are many good reasons why the Church does not ordain women to the priesthood. There are also some screwy reasons floating around.
THE INTEGRATED WISDOM OF CATHOLIC SEXUAL TEACHING
Janet Holl Madigan
The Church holds that the priest, standing in persona Christi, cannot supply the right sacramental material without being male, since Christ Himself was male.
ON NATURE & THE ECONOMY OF GRACE
Raymond T. Gawronski
- Karl Keating