Why the Amazon Synod is an Attack on Our Lord’s Institution of the Apostolic Ministry

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The Synod’s proposal that women be admitted to the ministries of lector and acolyte at first sight appears unexceptional but in reality it signifies an assault on Our Lord’s reservation of the apostolic ministry to men. This reservation is set out in Pope St John Paul II’s Ordinatio sacerdotalis which states: “Priestly ordination, which hands […]