Will There Be Female Roman Catholic Priests in My Lifetime?

My short answer is yes and no.On one hand, yes, there will be female Roman Catholic priests in my lifetime because there already are. As my fellow Patheos blogger Tony Jones has noted, there already are "renegade Roman Catholic priests who just happen to be women."On the other hand, a recent New York Times article on "Catholic Church Unveils New Home for Ex-Episcopalians" perhaps tips the Vatican's hand for the foreseeable future: "Since the Vatican’s grant of an exemption from celibacy i … [Read more...]


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