Bishop Strickland said that throughout the centuries the Church has always held that only men can be ordained to the priesthood.
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The post-synodal apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia sets forth the Holy Father’s ‘Four Dreams’ for the region, but steers clear of endorsing married priests or women deacons.
Bishop Erwin Kräutler made his case Wednesday for the priestly ordination of married men in the region.
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.
Topics discussed included clergy sexual abuse, divorce, the new annulments process, women’s ordination to the priesthood, the migrant crisis and the right of government officials to conscientious objection.
He said questions on women’s ordination and Vatican investigations of Bishop Robert Finn and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious needed more discussion and nuance.