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'Roman catholic Womenpriests' Attempts Ordination of Woman, Bishop Coyne Responds Comments

On Sunday April 15, 2012, the Feast of Divine Mercy, a 71 year old former nun named Maria Thornton McClain attempted to be ordained as a Catholic Priestess by the laying on of hands of Maria Regina Nicolosi, who pretends to be a Roman Catholic Bishop. The event took place at Friedens United Church of Christ on the south side of Indianapolis. Continue Reading

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  1. craig
    2 years ago

    @Gabriella Then how do you explain all the Eastern Catholic Priests who are married, the Orthodox, and the Anglican Priests. What about the married Anglican Priests that become Catholic Pirests? Your theology is weak and not based on fact or history. It is pious sentiment. The first 45 Popes were married as were most priests. The issue became one of land and corruption. If I am a priest, and I have a son he will get my land. Celibacy ensures that the land will go to the church. That is how the church aquired wealth in the Medieval Times. Celibacy was not mandatory until the Council of Trent.

  2. Judy
    2 years ago

    John: Thank you so much! You had me concerned for a minute! It is true, the Rosary is a powerful prayer! If more people were praying the blessed beads, and contemplating their Mysteries, our world would be a much better place. It is amazing, how continuous meditation can take one deeper and closer to the whole Life of Our Lord. My intentions are always for the conversion of sinners and that of my own soul, the dear souls in Purgatory, and whatever or whoever needs added. Blessings...

  3. Karen
    2 years ago

    I think I'll be crowned Queen of England tomorrow or maybe President of the USA. Just saying you are something doesn't make it so. Jesus was a man and the priest stand in the place of Christ. It is ontologically impossible for a woman to be a priest. Get over it. What has be revealed cannot be changed.

  4. Gabriella
    2 years ago

    A Roman Catholic priest is to give 100% to his vocation. It is a very demanding position. To be responsible for the spiritual well being of his people is difficult.
    Married men cannot give their all because they have already promised it to someone else.
    A woman has been given a childbearing ability, the highest of all mandates.
    A desire to be a priest comes from a divine prompting - anything else comes from pride, the mother of all evil.
    These "priestesses" are misguided souls who need our prayers to see the Light.

  5. Francis
    2 years ago


    Here then are the links for you to check out again.
    Our findings are scandalous, shocking, fearsome. Our Faith is under attack from our own "theologians".
    If we are concerned about these new heresies in the Indian Church, and if we want their propagators checked, we must -- among other things -- show our concern by alerting other Catholics and by writing to our bishops.


  6. Archangel
    2 years ago

    Reverend Mother Sister Jacqueline Corcoran, "brides of Christ", namely Sisters, or nuns, or canonesses-are not "ordained." They are professed.

  7. Bob Mihalo
    2 years ago

    Regrading married priests. Neither the Eastern Orthodox nor the Eastern Rites of the Catholic Church allow priests to marry. We ordain married men, and if his wife dies he automatically becomes celibate for the remainder of his life.

  8. Jeffrey
    2 years ago

    Catholic Church does not allow her priests to marry is untrue. Many Eastern Catholic traditions still practice a priest's being allowed to marry. It's only the Roman side of the Church that is more strict on the requirements to be a priest.

  9. Vance
    2 years ago

    Thank you for the point of this article which is that the Catholic Church has no authority to ordain women as priests. As for the diabolics who are attempting to deceive or mislead people into believing that women can be ordained, let the shoe of the Bishop connect with the backside of the diabolic to send him flying out the front door of the church.

  10. Reverend Mother Sister Jacqueline Corcoran
    2 years ago

    I would like to say, I'm happy to have my ordination as a Bride of Christ and if we read scripture, not saying that women can't help spread the Good News, because, if we read in Luke chapter 8, these were the First Brides of Christ and they helped the 12 disciples. So, I would not consider trying to become a womenpriest because, I was not called to be a Steward of Christ. I would not want to try to lead the flock and I'm a Reverend Mother, so, if we hold closer to the scripture, The Brides of Christ are there and those of us like me, can see, where we are most helpful in speading the Good News and helping the Catholic Faith and the Catholic Church. We are there.

    God Bless

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