Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He has also reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review, a Franciscan publication specializing in the Church and the Middle East. Edward is the author of “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”, published by Ignatius Press. Follow him on Twitter @edwardpentin
Blogs | Nov. 2, 2016
VIDEO: Pope Francis Gives a Definitive ‘No’ to Women’s Ordination
Holy Father told reporters on the papal plane coming back from Sweden that it's important to "read well" St. John Paul II's declaration ruling out women's ordination.
Video of Pope Francis responding to a question from Swedish journalist on whether the Church would allow women priests in the "coming decades".
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Pope St. John Paul II's apostolic letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis.