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What Did Pope Francis Say About Women's Ordination?

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"The church has spoken and says no ... That door is closed." The role of women in the church cannot be limited "to altar girls or the president of charity; there must be more. With regards to the ordination of women, the church has spoken and says no. Pope John Paul [II] said so with a formula that was definitive. That door is closed."

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1 Sara Di Diego = "This seems to be very distant from the Christian doctrine.  If the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene were such huge figures in Jesus' ministry, why wouldn't God want women to continue greatly contributing to the church as ministers and so on?"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = ""“The assistants of priests at the altar should be male, because the priesthood is a fatherhood, not a motherhood,” he said."Altar Girls in San Fransisco"
3 Enakshi Ganguly = "Save Altar Girls"
4 Sahil Badruddin = ""The ordination of women to ministerial or priestly office is a regular practice among some major religious groups of the present time, as it was of several religions of antiquity.It remains a controversial issue in certain religions or denominations where the ordination, the process by which a person is consecrated and set apart for the administration of various religious rites, or where the role that an ordained person fulfills, has traditionally been restricted to men. That traditional restriction might have been due to cultural prohibition or theological doctrine, or both."-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordination_of_womenThe Pope here is stating here specifically that with the regards to the ordination of women, or achieving priestly office, "is closed". "
5 Enakshi Ganguly = ""John Paul II is recognised as helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and eventually all of Europe.[8] John Paul II significantly improved the Catholic Church's relations with JudaismIslam, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Anglican Communion. He upheld the Church's teachings on such matters as artificial contraception and the ordination of women, but also supported the Church's Second Vatican Council and its reforms."Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_Paul_II"