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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Excommunicated as Heretics

Did you see the Post article about nine women who were ordained as priests in defiance of the Catholic hierarchy in Rome because they are dedicated to their religion and equality for women?

If you did you might wonder why anyone would charter a boat in a river to avoid confrontation with a church that forbids them to become clergy. The response was immediate. Various church leaders denounced them and "All were excommunicated as "heretics" by the Vatican."