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Women "priests": recent history...
"In the Holy Sacrifice
that I left with you, I did not ask for women to be upon the altar, nor try to
be a high priestess. They carry this on in the churches of satan; therefore, it
shall not be carried on in My Church.
"When I had the Last Supper with the Apostles, My Mother was not present. If I had it in My power from the Eternal Father to make a priestess, I would surely have chosen My Mother; but, no, there were no women present at the first Dedication." - Jesus, October 2, 1987
1975 November 30: Pope Paul VI expressed concern that the Church of England was considering female ordination. He wrote a letter to the (Anglican) Archbishop of Canterbury which outlined the Roman Catholic Church teaching. The Church of England finally approved the ordination of women in 1992. Pope Paul VI's letter stated that the Church: "...holds that it is not admissible to ordain women to the priesthood, for very fundamental reasons. These reasons include: the example recorded in the Sacred Scriptures of Christ choosing his Apostles only from among men; the constant practice of the Church, which has imitated Christ in choosing only men; and her living teaching authority which has consistently held that the exclusion of women from the priesthood is in accordance with God's plan for his Church."
1976 October 15: The Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a statement "on the question of admission of women to the ministerial priesthood." Pope Paul VI "approved this Declaration, confirmed it and ordered its publication." The author noted that a few heretical sects in the first centuries did ordain women, but that this was condemned by the Church Fathers at the time. The Church has consistently maintained the "type of [all-male] ordained ministry willed by the Lord Jesus Christ and carefully maintained by the Apostles." The document also states, "This practice of the Church therefore has a normative character: in the fact of conferring priestly ordination only on men, it is a question of an unbroken tradition throughout the history of the Church, universal in the East and in the West, and alert to repress abuses immediately. This norm, based on Christ's example, has been and is still observed because it is considered to conform to God's plan for his Church."
1988 August 15: Pope John Paul II issued an apostolic letter "Mulieris Dignitatem," in which he states: "In calling only men as his Apostles, Christ acted in a completely free and sovereign manner. In doing so, he exercised the same freedom with which, in all his behavior, he emphasized the dignity and the vocation of women, without conforming to the prevailing customs and to the traditions sanctioned by the legislation of the time."
1994 May 22: Pope John Paul II issued an "Apostolic Letter on Reserving Priestly Ordination to Men Alone" (Ordinatio Sacerdotalis). The Holy Father declared: "Although the teaching that priestly ordination is to be reserved to men alone has been preserved by the constant and universal Tradition of the Church and firmly taught by the Magisterium in its more recent documents, at the present time in some places it is nonetheless considered still open to debate, or the Church's judgment that women are not to be admitted to ordination is considered to have a merely disciplinary force. Wherefore, in order that all doubt may be removed regarding a matter of great importance, a matter which pertains to the Church's divine constitution itself, in virtue of my ministry of confirming the brethren (cf. Luke 22:32) I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the Church's faithful."
1995 October 28: Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a statement which said: "... that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women... This teaching requires definitive assent, since, founded on the written Word of God, and from the beginning constantly preserved and applied in the Tradition of the Church., it has been set forth infallibly by the ordinary and universal Magisterium...Thus, in the present circumstances, the Roman Pontiff, exercising his proper office of confirming the brethren (cf. Luke 22:32), has handed on this same teaching by a formal declaration, explicitly stating what is to be held always, everywhere, and by all, as belonging to the deposit of the faith." The following doubt (dubium) was proposed to the Sacred Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, with the reply (responsum): "Dubium: Whether the teaching that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women, which is presented in the Apostolic Letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis to be held definitively, is to be understood as belonging to the deposit of faith. Responsum: In the affirmative."
1997 January 2: Father Tissa Balasuriya of Sri Lanka wrote a book in 1990 titled, "Mary and Human Liberation," in which he called for the ordination of women. The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) investigated his writings and found them heretical. They forwarded to him a profession of faith in November 1995, in which he was asked to confirm his beliefs in: the necessity of baptism for salvation, the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the bodily Assumption of Mary to heaven, original sin, etc. The media reported that the statement included a sentence stating that: "The Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women." He declined to sign the declaration, and instead signed a different text. The CDF asked again in June 1996 that he sign the original statement; he refused. The Congregation decided to excommunicate him, but did not act on that ruling because Father Balasuriya had appealed his case to Pope John Paul II. On January 2, 1997, Pope John Paul II upheld the excommunication.
1997 January 24: A Roman Catholic spokesperson, Bishop Angelo Scola, head of the Lateran University at the Vatican, confirmed the stance of the Church: "The Church does not have the power to modify the practice, uninterrupted for 2000 years, of calling only men to the ministering priesthood, in that this was wanted directly by Jesus."
1997: The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a book which includes a collection of recent Church pronouncements on the female ordination question, along with contemporary scholarly essays supporting their position.
1998 May 21: The Pope told a group of bishops from Michigan and Ohio that U.S. bishops must explain to the membership that, in order to be faithful to Christ, the Church cannot ordain women to the priesthood. "The 'genius' of women must be ever more a vital strength of the church of the next millennium, just as it was in the first communities of Christ's disciples... As bishops, you must explain to the faithful why the Church does not have the authority to ordain women to the ministerial priesthood, at the same time making clear why this is not a question of the equality of persons or of their God-given rights... Ordination to the ministerial priesthood can never be claimed by anyone as a right... The priesthood of Holy Orders must be understood theologically, as one form of service in and for the Church... There are many forms of such service, as there are many gifts given by the same Spirit... Christian communities more readily confer a ministerial responsibility on women the further they move away from a sacramental understanding of the Church, the Eucharist and the priesthood."
1998 June 30: The Pope issued an Apostolic Letter: "In Order to Defend the Faith." In it, he implemented a number of changes in the Church's canon law. He said that the changes were needed to "defend the faith of the Catholic Church from errors that arise on the part of some faithful..." One change would require that candidates for the office of bishop, theologian or papal collaborator recite a loyalty oath, expressing belief in "divinely revealed truths," and belief in all teachings on faith and morals that have been "definitively proposed by the Church." Some "definite truths" include: the legitimacy of papal elections, the validity of the canonizations of saints, the invalidity of ordinations within the Anglican faith community, the ban on female priests, etc. Candidates must also promise to "adhere with religious submission of will and intellect" to teachings announced by the Pope and college of bishops. Existing prelate, parish priests, theology teachers and religious superiors are also required to follow the oath. This is apparently in response by statements by Roman Catholic theologians who dissent with the Pope on many predominately sexually related topics such as female ordination, married priesthood, artificial methods of birth control, pre-marital sex, etc. Individuals in authority are now subject to many possible punishments, from warnings to excommunication.
1999 August 18: Roman Catholic bishops in Australia had commissioned a study into the role of women in the Church, titled: "Woman and Man: One in Christ Jesus.” At the presentation of the report, Cardinal Edward Clancy of Canberra called for careful consideration of the report's recommendations on how the roles of women in the Church could be strengthened. But he rejected a suggestion that ordination of women be discussed: "Far from seeing (women's ordination) as inevitable, I would think the final word has been spoken by this Pope and that no future Pope will reverse it."
amazing Bayside Prophecies...
These prophecies came from Jesus, Mary, and the saints to Veronica Lueken at Bayside, NY, from 1968 to 1995.
"The Eternal Father set up women not to be priests and not to be murderers, but to be with the head of the household a guiding light for their children." Jesus, October 1, 1988
"No woman shall be on the altars of God! Disobedience, lack of respect for the Holy Father--what will this bring you to but your own destruction!" St. Paul, March 24, 1974
"You must keep in your hearts the knowledge of the true priesthood of My Son. The steps for obtaining Holy Orders must be followed. They have been developed through heavenly guidance for reason. No women must enter onto the holy place of the Sacrifice." - Our Lady, September 13, 1978
NO WOMEN PRESENT AT LAST SUPPER
"When I had the Last Supper with the Apostles, My Mother was not present. If I had it in My power from the Eternal Father to make a priestess, I would surely have chosen My Mother; but, no, there were no women present at the first Dedication." Jesus, October 2, 1987
CARRIED ON IN THE CHURCHES OF SATAN
"In the Holy Sacrifice that I left with you, I did not ask for women to be upon the altar, nor try to be a high priestess. They carry this on in the churches of satan; therefore, it shall not be carried on in My Church." Jesus, October 2, 1987
"Already We hear you clamor for the ordination of woman. No woman shall stand in My House to represent Me! How dare you bring in this heresy to My House! I shall go among you and I shall sling you out from My temples!" Jesus, December 27, 1975
HOW DARE YOU
"No woman shall stand in the Sacrifice as a priest. How dare you set yourselves for a change created by satan!" Our Lady, March 18, 1976
Directives from Heaven...
D173 - Women Priests PDF
Ordination of women: a heresy... http://www.tldm.org/news4/ordainwomen.htm
No women's ordination: it's infallible
1976, October 15: Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith - Declaration on the Admission of Women to the Ministerial Priesthood
Ordinatio Sacerdotalis: Exercise in Infallibility
Definition of Heresy
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