All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘priesthood’

Pope Francis Ready to Let Priests Marry?

The question was originally asked when Pope Francis was first installed as Pontiff: Might this be the man to lead the Church away from a celibate priesthood? Pope Francis certainly has tackled some issues that many Catholics have been eager to see addressed, including corruption in the Vatican Bank. And he has spoken about the touchy issue of priesthood celibacy …

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Mormon Women Turned Away From All-Men Priesthood Meeting For The Second Time

Women who were seeking to be ordained into the Mormon priesthood sought tickets to the all-male priesthood meeting, but were turned away. According to some women, they were there to get the attention of the leaders of The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. Mormons, a religious group is the main branch of the Latter Day Saint movement. They, too, …

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Mormon Women Denied Access To Priesthood Session

Mormon women seeking ecclesiastical equality were denied entrance to the male-only priesthood meeting of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Saturday evening. The women were looking for unfilled seats at the priesthood meeting in the Church’s semi-annual conference. The women, clad in purple according to Reuters, marched from a park in Salt Lake City to Salt Lake Tabernacle …

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Mormon Women Protest All-Male Priesthood

The Salt Lake Tribune reported 130 Mormon women affiliated with the Ordain Women movement were turned away from the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City’s Temple Square on Saturday. As dozens of men edged their way past to enter the male-only meeting, the women were shut out at the door. The Ordain Women movement was founded in March 2013, and seeks …

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