Is it written in Catholic law that women may be ordained to the priesthood?


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Is it written in Catholic law that women may not answer a calling to the priesthood?
This question was posed to me today and the closest answer I could come up with was Jesus chose only men. Is there a bible passage saying only men?


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The following links should assist you in better understanding why the Catholic Church cannot ordain women to the priesthood. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.
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*]Women and the Priesthood
*]Why can't women be priests?
*]Why is there so much talk of women's ordination?
*]Why Can’t Women Be Priests? by Jason Evert
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