Long Island has apparently got is first female priest. At least, according to Newsday, Eda Lorello claims to be. Lorello may claim to be a priest, but she certainly is not one within the Roman Catholic Church.
Lorello, from Sag Harbor, does not want her age disclosed. Oh, and she’s also a grandmother. This is another puzzling detail, for not only are priests supposed to be men, but in the Roman Catholic Church, they’re supposed to be celibate as part of this higher vocation.
By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) When Roman Catholic Cardinals select a new pope early next week, they should select a pontiff who embraces legalized abortion, ordination of women to the priesthood and affirmation of homosexual and transgender persons, according to a coalition of liberal Catholic dissident groups. “I want a pope who listens with a big […]
The initial outrage and fallout from the Church of England’s decision to reject women bishops seems to have reached its close. Newspapers on the right and the left shrieked in disdain at such a backwards institution for not toeing the feminist line. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Archbishop-to-be Justin Welby, and orthodox heavyweight N. T. […]