Outrage After Vatican Declares Ordination of Women a 'Grave Crime'

The formalized rules were billed as the Vatican's tough new response to abuse -- now targeting priests who possess child pornography and who molest the mentally disabled. Though abuse victims called the rules codified Thursday little more than administrative housekeeping, others were astonished at the inclusion of a new crime -- ordaining women priests -- subject to the same procedures and punishments as sex abuse. Although the Vatican said the two were not the same, calling abuse "more...Full Story
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