Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Holy Father Emphasizes Importance of Women Religious

The Holy Father emphasizes the important role that women in the religious life have played in the history of the Church and states that the ministerial priesthood is reserved to men alone. Specifically mentioned are St. Catherine of Siena, St. Briget, St. Hildegard and St. Teresa of Avila.

The whole text can be read here.

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