Why are women forbidden to be Catholic priests?


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Why are women forbidden to be Catholic priests? Is this based on the scriptures or church doctrine?


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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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