why can't women be priests?

I’m trying to give the Catholic Church’s correct - “official” - answer on this to some friends (they are Catholic also). Please help me. Is there a doctine are written articles you can reference me to or ??
Thanks,
Greg

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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