Tag: holy orders

Priestesses in the Church?

The aforementioned comments discussion at GetReligion is becoming a battle between those for and against women priests, or at least allowing them as a solution to the priest scandal. *rolls eyes* I'm with this guy: Perhaps I'm obtuse, but I'm having trouble seeing a connection between priests who participate in deviant sexual practices and the …

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Still Learning

As bloggers go, I’m still basically an infant. I haven’t been doing this very long and I don’t really associate with the blogging crowd outside of a few sites on my blogroll. In other words, I’m still learning a lot about this crazy little thing called blog. For instance, I’m just now discovering just how …

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Women in the Church

I generally find that women don't appreciate being instructed about their proper roles from men. That's understandable. I'd imagine most men don't like being told their roles by women, either (though my gut tells me women hate hearing about womanhood from men more than the reverse). The author of the following defense of the all-male …

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Horror Knows No Bounds

The sick and sinful behavior of non-Catholics does not give me joy (though I can't help but think "Whew. I'm glad the Church doesn't produce all the world's scandals."), but this story, seemingly ignored by most, shows that other venerable institutions have cracks in their armor. Sure, we knew that American public schools don't educate …

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The Narrow Gate

It seems many of the world’s Anglican nations have their heads screwed on straighter than America’s. Since it seems the bad guys are unlikely to shape up or ship ship out, I’ll just pray the good guys join either the Catholic Church or the Eastern Orthodox Church. Anglican Leaders Applaud Primates for Bold Stand Against …

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