Some people say that John Paul II infallibly deared that women could not be ordained. Others say that it was not an infallible statement. Was his statement made infallibly or not?
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*]Why can’t women be ordained priests within the Catholic Church?
*]Deacons cannot celebrate Mass, so why can’t women be ordained to the diaconate?
*]There was an article in our local paper about a woman being ordained as bishop then ordaining other bishops. Is this valid?
*]Does the use of the present tense in Ordinatio Sacerdotalis suggest that the Church could ordain women in the future?
*]Did John Paul II’s refusal to ordain women go against his consistent teaching on the dignity of the individual person?