Seven Women Attempt Ordination–And No, They’re Not Priests

Seven "well prepared" women attempted to be ordained Catholic priests in Morristown, New Jersey, on Saturday, April 24.  I say "attempted" because women cannot be ordained Catholic priests. It is a theological impossibility. They are not priests. I just read the report of the event on the blog of "Rev. Dr. Judy Lee," a self-described Roman Catholic Women Priest who is co-Pastor of the Good Shepherd Inclusive Catholic Community in Fort Myers, Florida.  According to Dr. Lee, there were 200 joyful … [Read more...]

Photographer Priest Captures the Dignity of the Poor on Camera

Fr Bob McCabe - Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press has a great story today that I'd like you to see:  It's a video interview with Fr. Bob McCabe, a local pastor who photographs those in the margins of society.Father Bob is pastor of St. Pius X parish in the downriver Detroit suburb of Southgate.  He's been a familiar face around the Archdiocese of Detroit for years, known for his photographic skill and for his pastoral work.  This interview brings front-page attention to an important work of the Church:  helping the und … [Read more...]

CALL NO MAN FATHER: At Facebook, Priests – NO; Cross-Dressers – YES.

Father on Facebook 1

Last month, the social media giant Facebook cracked down on Catholic clergy, aggressively implementing its longstanding policy which forbids the use of titles or honorifics, forcing priests to remove the title "Father" before their user profile names.The policy is not new; The "Identity and Privacy" policy on Facebook's webpage explains: On Facebook people connect using their real names and identities. In the Help Center, there's a longer explanation of that policy (emphasis … [Read more...]