Are women 'substantially' incompatible for the priesthood?

When Archbishop Luis Ladaria reaffirmed the ban on women's ordination, he claimed that the 'substance' of the sacrament made it impossible. This claim needs to be exposed for the fallacy it is.


Mary Magdalene drama illuminates: God's forgiveness wipes the slate clean

Essay: A Dutch medieval mini drama about Mary Magdalene provides insight about forgiveness, conversion and acceptance of God's love.


We need a pope able to think, willing to learn

Essay: We can't forget the advice of Teresa of Avila, who wrote that given the choice between a saintly confessor and one who is a good theologian, trust the theologian.