Well here’s a new spin on female ordination

Let’s begin this post with this link to the Vatican’s Code of Canon Law: Can.  1024 A baptized male alone receives sacred ordination validly. Now, keep that in mind as you read this Miami Herald story about Madre Laura, who was beatified by Pope Francis on Sunday: In her lifetime, Laura Montoya’s stubborn determination to [Read More...]

Womenpriests: Press coverage in a familiar, strange mold

To be honest with you, I feel like taking a short break from the Vatican beat — sort of. I predict news from Rome sooner rather than later. You think? In the meantime, let’s flash back a bit to a recent post in which I praised The Toledo Blade for a better than average story [Read More...]


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