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Over one-third of all seminary students (and in some seminaries nearly half) are female. Of course they had to approve women bishops. [229] Avitall Gerstetter, who lives in Germany, became the first female cantor in Jewish Renewal (and the first female cantor in Germany) in 2002. The Church of England has consecrated its first female bishop during a ceremony at York Minster. An epitaph preserves the title sacerdos maxima for a woman who held the highest priesthood of the Magna Mater's temple near the current site of St. Peter's Basilica. In the liturgical traditions of Christianity, including the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism and Anglicanism, the term ordination refers more narrowly to the means by which a person is included in one of the orders of bishops, priests or deacons. [214] Weiss announced amidst criticism that the term "Rabba" would not be used anymore for his future students. Ise Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the goddess Amaterasu-ōmikami. In 2015 Yaffa Epstein was ordained as Rabba by the Yeshivat Maharat. This General Convention approved the ordination of women to both the priesthood and the episcopate. In the church, God assigns different roles to men and women. On October 8, 2004, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece voted to permit the appointment of monastic deaconesses, that is, women to minister and assist at the liturgy within their own monasteries. Both women and men are ordained as purohits and pujaris. if our rules, our standard, is biblical text, then we have to be faithful to biblical text even in a contemporary society that sees it as bigoted or old-fashioned.". “I am overwhelmed. [225] 2:11–14), since these were two … [90][91][92], In 2007, the Holy See issued a decree stating that attempted ordination of a woman would result in automatic excommunication for the women and bishops attempting to ordain them,[93] and in 2010, that attempted ordination of women is a "grave delict". [198] In addition to leading the prayers, Taylor also gave a sermon on the importance of equality among people regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation and disability. [211][212] In February 2010, Weiss announced that he was changing Maharat to a more familiar-sounding title "Rabba". The Rev. [227] In 2001 Deborah Davis became the first cantor of either sex (and therefore, since she was female, the first female cantor) in Humanistic Judaism, although Humanistic Judaism has since stopped graduating cantors. Tomberlin argues that the bishop represents Christ without being the only way to attain grace. On July 29, 2012, the Columbia Union Conference voted to "authorize ordination without respect to gender". Women's mosques, called nusi, and female imams have existed since the 19th century in China and continue today. Methodist views on the ordination of women in the rite of holy orders are diverse. The following aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the ordination of women from ancient to contemporary times. It makes no sense to say that women can hold any pastoral position up to bishop, but to prevent them from being bishops. In the Adventist church, candidates for ordination are recommended by local conferences (which usually administer about 50–150 local congregations) and approved by unions (which serve about 6–12 conferences). In 1917 the Church of England licensed women as lay readers called bishop's messengers, many of whom ran churches, but did not go as far as to ordain them. I can hardly believe it,” Clark told the convention in a video posted later on the diocese’s search Some schools make exceptions for Tarawih (optional Ramadan prayers) or for a congregation consisting only of close relatives. [125][126], The Church of the Nazarene has ordained women since its foundation as a denomination in 1908, at which time fully 25% of its ordained ministers were women. [231], The indigenous religion of the Ryukyuan Islands in Japan is led by female priests; this makes it the only known official mainstream religion of a society led by women.[232]. [29] Inscriptions for the Imperial era record priestesses of Juno Populona and of deified women of the Imperial household. Although, many traditions elevate the importance of women than men and are frequently leaders of the coven. The ordination of women bishops will be welcomed by ... “A man or a woman may be consecrated to the office of bishop ... of discussion and often dispute about the role of women in the Church. This form of worship had spread from Sicily under Greek influence, and the Aventine cult of Ceres in Rome was headed by male priests. By a margin of 1,381 to 977, with five abstentions, delegates by secret ballot ended a five-year study process characterized by open, vigorous and sometimes acrimonious debate. 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Over one-third of all seminary students (and in some seminaries nearly half) are female. Of course they had to approve women bishops. [229] Avitall Gerstetter, who lives in Germany, became the first female cantor in Jewish Renewal (and the first female cantor in Germany) in 2002. The Church of England has consecrated its first female bishop during a ceremony at York Minster. An epitaph preserves the title sacerdos maxima for a woman who held the highest priesthood of the Magna Mater's temple near the current site of St. Peter's Basilica. In the liturgical traditions of Christianity, including the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism and Anglicanism, the term ordination refers more narrowly to the means by which a person is included in one of the orders of bishops, priests or deacons. [214] Weiss announced amidst criticism that the term "Rabba" would not be used anymore for his future students. Ise Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the goddess Amaterasu-ōmikami. In 2015 Yaffa Epstein was ordained as Rabba by the Yeshivat Maharat. This General Convention approved the ordination of women to both the priesthood and the episcopate. In the church, God assigns different roles to men and women. On October 8, 2004, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece voted to permit the appointment of monastic deaconesses, that is, women to minister and assist at the liturgy within their own monasteries. Both women and men are ordained as purohits and pujaris. if our rules, our standard, is biblical text, then we have to be faithful to biblical text even in a contemporary society that sees it as bigoted or old-fashioned.". “I am overwhelmed. [225] 2:11–14), since these were two … [90][91][92], In 2007, the Holy See issued a decree stating that attempted ordination of a woman would result in automatic excommunication for the women and bishops attempting to ordain them,[93] and in 2010, that attempted ordination of women is a "grave delict". [198] In addition to leading the prayers, Taylor also gave a sermon on the importance of equality among people regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation and disability. [211][212] In February 2010, Weiss announced that he was changing Maharat to a more familiar-sounding title "Rabba". The Rev. [227] In 2001 Deborah Davis became the first cantor of either sex (and therefore, since she was female, the first female cantor) in Humanistic Judaism, although Humanistic Judaism has since stopped graduating cantors. Tomberlin argues that the bishop represents Christ without being the only way to attain grace. On July 29, 2012, the Columbia Union Conference voted to "authorize ordination without respect to gender". Women's mosques, called nusi, and female imams have existed since the 19th century in China and continue today. Methodist views on the ordination of women in the rite of holy orders are diverse. The following aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the ordination of women from ancient to contemporary times. It makes no sense to say that women can hold any pastoral position up to bishop, but to prevent them from being bishops. In the Adventist church, candidates for ordination are recommended by local conferences (which usually administer about 50–150 local congregations) and approved by unions (which serve about 6–12 conferences). In 1917 the Church of England licensed women as lay readers called bishop's messengers, many of whom ran churches, but did not go as far as to ordain them. I can hardly believe it,” Clark told the convention in a video posted later on the diocese’s search Some schools make exceptions for Tarawih (optional Ramadan prayers) or for a congregation consisting only of close relatives. [125][126], The Church of the Nazarene has ordained women since its foundation as a denomination in 1908, at which time fully 25% of its ordained ministers were women. [231], The indigenous religion of the Ryukyuan Islands in Japan is led by female priests; this makes it the only known official mainstream religion of a society led by women.[232]. [29] Inscriptions for the Imperial era record priestesses of Juno Populona and of deified women of the Imperial household. Although, many traditions elevate the importance of women than men and are frequently leaders of the coven. The ordination of women bishops will be welcomed by ... “A man or a woman may be consecrated to the office of bishop ... of discussion and often dispute about the role of women in the Church. This form of worship had spread from Sicily under Greek influence, and the Aventine cult of Ceres in Rome was headed by male priests. By a margin of 1,381 to 977, with five abstentions, delegates by secret ballot ended a five-year study process characterized by open, vigorous and sometimes acrimonious debate. 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Nevertheless, Archbishop Kowalski ordained the first 12 nuns as priests in 1929. If the general synod refuses to back female bishops, it will be taking the wrong lessons from history There are strong reasons for rejecting this view. [184], Bhairavi Brahmani is a guru of Sri Ramakrishna. [18][19], The Latin word sacerdos, "priest", is the same for both the grammatical genders. [8][69][70][71], In AD 494, in response to reports that women were serving at the altar in the south of Italy, Pope Gelasius I wrote a letter condemning female participation in the celebration of the Eucharist, a role he believed was reserved for men.[3]. "His comments in no way signal a departure from the teaching of the Catholic Church concerning marriage or homosexuality," said Bishop … Abound in Hope was the theme of this year’s General Women’s Meeting, held Saturday evening, 27 September 1986. By ACNS staff. Erica Lippitz and Marla Rosenfeld Barugel became the first female cantors in Conservative Judaism in 1987. [60] The Vajra Dakini Nunnery does not follow The Eight Garudhammas. [60][61] She is also the first westerner, male or female, to be installed as an abbot in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Buddhism, having been installed as the abbot of the Vajra Dakini Nunnery in 2004. Priestesses played a major role in the Eleusinian Mysteries. In particular, the governing council of Burmese Buddhism has ruled that there can be no valid ordination of women in modern times, though some Burmese monks disagree. [224] In 1955 Betty Robbins, born in Greece, became the world's first female cantor when she was appointed cantor of the Reform congregation of Temple Avodah in Oceanside, New York, in July. Alternatively, she would bring the teachings of the bishop to women. [74][6] For example, in reference to Anglicanism, some Anglo-Catholics or Evangelicals, while theologically very different, may share opposition to female ordination in the presbyterate and episcopacy. [178] Women do hold a prominent place in the church, including their work in the Relief Society which is one of the largest and most long-lasting women's organizations in the world. The Philippine Independent Church is an independent Catholic church in the Philippines founded in 1902. . The position held by the Liberal Catholic Church is that the Church, even if it wanted to ordain women, does not have the authority to do so and that it would not be possible for a woman to become a priest even if she went through the ordination ceremony. [228] Sharon Hordes became the first cantor of either sex (and therefore, since she was female, the first female cantor) in Reconstructionist Judaism in 2002. "This has nothing to do with women not being smart enough or good enough or qualified enough," said Britt Peavy, senior pastor of West Ward Church of God in Douglas, Georgia. In the Byzantine rite the liturgical office for the laying-on of hands for the deaconess is exactly parallel to that for the deacon; and so on the principle lex orandi, lex credendi—the Church's worshipping practice is a sure indication of its faith—it follows that the deaconesses receives, as does the deacon, a genuine sacramental ordination: not just a χειροθεσια (chirothesia) but a χειροτονια (chirotonia). [129] Initially opposed by the House of Bishops, the ordinations received approval from the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in September 1976. Women still cannot be ordained as priests or bishops in some dioceses. Pope Francis' expression of openness to the idea of laws recognizing civil unions, including for gay couples, to protect their rights does not change church teaching on marriage as being between one woman and one man, said several U.S. bishops and dioceses. Abbess Vayama together with Venerables Nirodha, Seri, and Hasapanna were ordained as Bhikkhunis by a dual Sangha act of Bhikkhus and Bhikkhunis in full accordance with the Pali Vinaya. [23], The title sacerdos was often specified in relation to a deity or temple,[23][24] such as a sacerdos Cereris or Cerealis, "priestess of Ceres", an office never held by men. At present, she serves as the presiding prelate of the Tenth Episcopal District of the AME Church , a … Thus, there is no vocation that is more "sacred" than any other. [140][141] Independent Methodist parishes that are registered with the Association of Independent Methodists do not permit the ordination of women to holy orders. [104], The Eastern Orthodox Church follows a line of reasoning similar to that of the Roman Catholic Church with respect to the ordination of bishops and priests, and does not allow women's ordination to those orders. Members are typically considered Priests and Priestesses when they are given the rite of Initiation within the coven, though some may choose to undergo additional training to become High Priestess who often has the final say in matters and who may choose who can be her High Priest. . BP can report – via sources deep in the belly of the church – that the Bishop has only been in love with one woman his whole life. [245][246][247] In 2011 the Tehran Mobeds Anjuman (Anjoman-e-Mobedan) announced that for the first time in the history of Iran and of the Zoroastrian communities worldwide, women had joined the group of mobeds (priests) in Iran as mobedyars (women priests); the women hold official certificates and can perform the lower-rung religious functions and can initiate people into the religion. The Mariavites, so named for their devotion to the Virgin Mary, attracted numerous parishes across Mazovia and the region around Łódź and at their height numbered some 300,000 people. In the eighteenth century, ministers typically sat at the front of the meeting house, with women on one side and men on the other, all on the same raised platform.[143]. Most Protestant denominations require pastors, ministers, deacons, and elders to be formally ordained. [157], In 2012–2013 the General Conference established the Theology of Ordination Study Committee, which included representatives from each of its 13 world division biblical research committees, to study the issue and make a recommendation to be voted at the 2015 world GC session. Women can officially become bishops in the Church of England following a historic vote today. Saiin priestesses were usually elected from royalty (内親王, naishinnō) such as princesses (女王, joō). When discussing the sacrament of Holy Orders in his book Science of the Sacraments. were unmarried female relatives of the Japanese emperor who served as high priestesses at Ise Grand Shrine from the late 7th century until the 14th century. [244] However, women have been ordained in Iran and North America as mobedyars, meaning women mobeds (Zoroastrian priests). [238] Fangzhang is the highest position in a Taoist temple. Charisma News Service reported that there was sharp disagreement during assembly debate. The Gerarai were priestesses of Dionysus who presided over festivals and rituals associated with the god. Soon, Bishop Mona Reide and Bishop Gwendolyn G. … Elected as the first female bishop in the AME Church’s history in 2000, McKenzie also became the first woman to serve as president of the denomination’s Council of Bishops. "[220] Similarly in the fall of 2015 Agudath Israel of America denounced moves to ordain women, and went even further, declaring Yeshivat Maharat, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Open Orthodoxy, and other affiliated entities to be similar to other dissident movements throughout Jewish history in having rejected basic tenets of Judaism. But in their analysis the GC indicated that the "final responsibility and authority" for approving candidates for ordination resides at the union level. [40], In the Mahayana tradition during the 13th century, the Japanese Mugai Nyodai became the first female Zen master in Japan.[41]. The abbot of the Vajra Dakini nunnery is Khenmo Drolma, an American woman, who is the first bhikkhuni in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Buddhism, having been ordained in Taiwan in 2002. The Mariavites were eventually excommunicated by Papal Bull in 1905 and 1906. [134], On June 18, 2006, the Episcopal Church became the first Anglican province to elect a woman, the Most Rev. President Uhuru Kenyatta with Bishop Calisto Odede (right) and his family at the Christ is the Answer Ministries church in Karen, Nairobi, after the bishop’s consecration yesterday. The United Methodist Church elected a woman as bishop in 1981, and the Episcopal Church consecrated its first woman as bishop in 1989. During a … The order was conducted under the guidance of the Ramakrishna monks until 1959, at which time it became entirely independent. Today some Methodist denominations practice the ordination of women, such as in the United Methodist Church (UMC), in which the ordination of women has occurred since its creation in 1968, as well as in the Free Methodist Church (FMC), which ordained its first woman elder in 1911,[136] in the Methodist Church of Great Britain, which ordained its first female deacon in 1890 and ordained its first female elders (that is, presbyters) in 1974,[137] and in the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection, which ordained its first female elder in 1853,[138] as well as the Bible Methodist Connection of Churches, which has always ordained women to the presbyterate and diaconate.[139]. [47] In 2003 Ayya Sudhamma became the first American-born woman to receive bhikkhuni ordination in Sri Lanka. The bishop's action in attempting the ordination of a woman would be both illicit (against the laws and regulations of the Church) and invalid (ineffective, and hence null and void). [58] The Church of England, for example, has created the office of provincial episcopal … However, the Cantors Assembly, a professional organization of cantors associated with Conservative Judaism, did not allow women to join until 1990. This is distinguished from the process of consecration to religious orders, namely nuns and monks, which are open to women and men. [154] Both unions began immediately approving ordinations of women. Amy Eilberg became the first female rabbi in Conservative Judaism in 1985;[208] The United Methodist Church elected a woman as bishop in 1981, and the Episcopal Church consecrated its first woman as bishop in 1989. [46] Also, bhikkhuni ordination of Buddhist nuns began again in Sri Lanka in 1998 after a lapse of 900 years. Women ministers were active from the earliest days. The successors of Kowalski, who are known as the Catholic Mariavite Church and are based in the town of Felicjanów in the Płock region of Poland, are headed by a bishop who is a woman, although their numbers are dwarfed by the adherents of the more conventionally patriarchal Mariavites of Płock. The reasoning behind this belief is that the female body does not effectively channel the masculine energies of Christ, the true minister of all the sacraments. [27], From the Mid Republic onward, religious diversity became increasingly characteristic of the city of Rome. It offers novice ordination and follows the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Buddhism. Metropolitan Kallistos Ware wrote:[4]. This teaching is embodied in the current canon law 1024)[88] and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1992), by the canonical statement: "Only a baptized man (Latin: vir) validly receives sacred ordination. "[89] Insofar as priestly and episcopal ordination are concerned, the Roman Catholic Church teaches that this requirement is a matter of divine law; it belongs to the deposit of faith and is unchangeable. [23][24], The tradition of the ordained monastic community in Buddhism (the sangha) began with the Buddha, who established an order of monks. Islamic feminists have begun to protest this. [53] It was performed in Perth, Australia, on 22 October 2009 at Bodhinyana Monastery. "[95] Pope Francis later neglected to mention the issue in the ensuing documents. 3) The phrase could also be understood to declare that, in order to be an elder/deacon/pastor, a man can only have been married once, other than in the case of a remarried widower; in other words, a pastor … [96], Inspired by a mystically inclined nun, Feliksa Kozłowska, the Mariavite movement originally began as a response to the perceived corruption of the Roman Catholic Church in the Russian Partition of 19th century Poland. The reason women can’t be priests goes to the establishment of the sacrament of Holy Orders. The Church of England has formally adopted legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year. As you know, we teachers will be judged with greater strictness than others. [230] The first American women to be ordained as cantors in Jewish Renewal after Susan Wehle's ordination were Michal Rubin and Abbe Lyons, both ordained on January 10, 2010. Unlike Latin Rite Catholic religious life, which has myriad traditions, both contemplative and active (see Benedictine and Cistercian monks, Dominican friars, Franciscan friars, Jesuits), that of Orthodoxy and the Christian East generally has remained exclusively ascetic and monastic, relying principally upon the early Syriac tradition, the Desert Fathers, and the Rule of Saint Benedict of Nursia. The change was criticised by both Agudath Yisrael and the Rabbinical Council of America, who called the move "beyond the pale of Orthodox Judaism". [82], Supporters of women's ordination may point to the role of notable female figures in the Bible such as Phoebe, Junia (considered an apostle by Paul) and others in Romans 16:1, the female disciples of Jesus, and the women at the crucifixion who were the first witnesses to the Resurrection of Christ, as supporting evidence of the importance of women as leaders in the early Church. Gotami of Thailand, then a 10 precept nun; when she received full ordination in 2000, her dwelling became America's first Theravada Buddhist bhikkhuni vihara. [236], Taoists ordain both men and women as priests. [36][37] Mahapajapati Gotami, the aunt and foster mother of Buddha, was the first bhikkhuni; she was ordained in the sixth century B.C.E. Had Paul wanted to communicate that Indeed, after man fell, that command was; but before man fell there was no such command; for they were both meet-helps [Gen 2:18,20], and they were both to have dominion over all that God made [Gen 1:26,28]. In the liturgical traditions of Christianity, including the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism and Anglicanism, the term ordination refers more narrowly to the means by which a person is included in one of the orders of bishops, priests or deacons. The youth is the bishop’s primary responsibility. This is true of the flaminate, and probably true of the rex and regina. The Arrephoroi were young girls ages seven to twelve who worked as servants of Athena Polias on the Athenian Acropolis and were charged with conducting unique rituals. The movement for women's ordination in the Catholic Church, therefore, will never get anywhere. While women could publicly pray and prophesy in church (1 Cor. The first African-American woman bishop in the Southeastern Jurisdiction was … This was done for the Buddhist American Forest Tradition at the Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center in Missouri. [169][needs update] Women are commonly appointed as full-time ministers, either to evangelize as "pioneers" or missionaries, or to serve at their branch offices. ", "Southern Baptist Convention > Resolution On Ordination And The Role Of Women In Ministry", "What does the Bible say about women pastors? However, the bhikkhuni ordination once existing in the countries where Theravada is more widespread died out around the 10th century, and novice ordination has also disappeared in those countries. 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Over one-third of all seminary students (and in some seminaries nearly half) are female. Of course they had to approve women bishops. [229] Avitall Gerstetter, who lives in Germany, became the first female cantor in Jewish Renewal (and the first female cantor in Germany) in 2002. The Church of England has consecrated its first female bishop during a ceremony at York Minster. An epitaph preserves the title sacerdos maxima for a woman who held the highest priesthood of the Magna Mater's temple near the current site of St. Peter's Basilica. In the liturgical traditions of Christianity, including the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism and Anglicanism, the term ordination refers more narrowly to the means by which a person is included in one of the orders of bishops, priests or deacons. [214] Weiss announced amidst criticism that the term "Rabba" would not be used anymore for his future students. Ise Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the goddess Amaterasu-ōmikami. In 2015 Yaffa Epstein was ordained as Rabba by the Yeshivat Maharat. This General Convention approved the ordination of women to both the priesthood and the episcopate. In the church, God assigns different roles to men and women. On October 8, 2004, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece voted to permit the appointment of monastic deaconesses, that is, women to minister and assist at the liturgy within their own monasteries. Both women and men are ordained as purohits and pujaris. if our rules, our standard, is biblical text, then we have to be faithful to biblical text even in a contemporary society that sees it as bigoted or old-fashioned.". “I am overwhelmed. [225] 2:11–14), since these were two … [90][91][92], In 2007, the Holy See issued a decree stating that attempted ordination of a woman would result in automatic excommunication for the women and bishops attempting to ordain them,[93] and in 2010, that attempted ordination of women is a "grave delict". [198] In addition to leading the prayers, Taylor also gave a sermon on the importance of equality among people regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation and disability. [211][212] In February 2010, Weiss announced that he was changing Maharat to a more familiar-sounding title "Rabba". The Rev. [227] In 2001 Deborah Davis became the first cantor of either sex (and therefore, since she was female, the first female cantor) in Humanistic Judaism, although Humanistic Judaism has since stopped graduating cantors. Tomberlin argues that the bishop represents Christ without being the only way to attain grace. On July 29, 2012, the Columbia Union Conference voted to "authorize ordination without respect to gender". Women's mosques, called nusi, and female imams have existed since the 19th century in China and continue today. Methodist views on the ordination of women in the rite of holy orders are diverse. The following aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the ordination of women from ancient to contemporary times. It makes no sense to say that women can hold any pastoral position up to bishop, but to prevent them from being bishops. In the Adventist church, candidates for ordination are recommended by local conferences (which usually administer about 50–150 local congregations) and approved by unions (which serve about 6–12 conferences). In 1917 the Church of England licensed women as lay readers called bishop's messengers, many of whom ran churches, but did not go as far as to ordain them. I can hardly believe it,” Clark told the convention in a video posted later on the diocese’s search Some schools make exceptions for Tarawih (optional Ramadan prayers) or for a congregation consisting only of close relatives. [125][126], The Church of the Nazarene has ordained women since its foundation as a denomination in 1908, at which time fully 25% of its ordained ministers were women. [231], The indigenous religion of the Ryukyuan Islands in Japan is led by female priests; this makes it the only known official mainstream religion of a society led by women.[232]. [29] Inscriptions for the Imperial era record priestesses of Juno Populona and of deified women of the Imperial household. Although, many traditions elevate the importance of women than men and are frequently leaders of the coven. The ordination of women bishops will be welcomed by ... “A man or a woman may be consecrated to the office of bishop ... of discussion and often dispute about the role of women in the Church. This form of worship had spread from Sicily under Greek influence, and the Aventine cult of Ceres in Rome was headed by male priests. By a margin of 1,381 to 977, with five abstentions, delegates by secret ballot ended a five-year study process characterized by open, vigorous and sometimes acrimonious debate. 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But it doesn't do enough to advance women in the church. Christian denominations). In other words, a bishop must be absolutely loyal to the woman he is married to. [CDATA[// >

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