Why does the Pope say women cannot be priests?

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F¶p amÀ]m¸ ]d-bp-¶Xv F´p-sIm­v?

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kv{XoIÄ¡p ]utcm-ln-Xyw ]mSnà F¶v amÀ]m¸ ]d-bp-¶Xv F´p-sIm-­mWv?

Cutim AXv B{Kln-¨n-Ã!

"k`m-ip-{iq-j-I-fn \n¶pw Cutim kv{XoIsf Hgn-hm-¡n-bn-cp¶p F¶ hmZs¯ XpW-bv¡p-¶-Xn\v sXfn-hp-IÄ bmsXm-¶p-an-Ã.  t\sc-a-dn-¨v, FÃm Icy-§-fnepw Cutim Ah¡v XpeyX \ÂIn-bn-cp-¶p.'
kv{XoIÄ ]Tn-¸n-I-cp-sX¶v hn. ]utemkv hne-¡n!
"hfsc ]cn-an-X-am-b- Npäp-]m-Sn am{X-amWv \ntcm-[\w ImWm-hp-¶-Xv.'
k` Hcn-¡epw kv{XoIsf A`n-tjIw sNbvXn-«n-Ã!
9þmw \qäm-­p-hsc kv{XoIÄ IqZm-im-]-c-amb Uo¡³]«w (Sacramental Diaconate) kzoI-cn-¨n-cp-¶p.

Cutim ]pcp-j-\m-bn-cp-¶-Xn-\m kv{XoIÄ¡v Cutimsb {]Xn-              \n-[m\w sN¿m-\m-hnÃ!
"kv{Xo Hcp kw]qÀ® a\p-jy-hy-àn-bÃ' F¶ hnizm-ks¯ B[m-c-am-¡n-bpÅ a[y-i-X-I-¯nse ap³hn[n am{X-am-Wn-Xv.
]utcm-lnXy ip{iqj kv{XobpsS kz`m-h-¯n\v FXn-cm-Wv!
ASn-Øm\ cln-Xhpw A\ym-b-hp-amb hmZw am{X-am-Wn-Xv.
kv{Xo ]utcm-ln-Xy-¯n\v k` "hne¡v' Iev]n-¨n-cn-¡p-¶p.  AXv               A´na Xocp-am-\-am-Wv!
k` ]e-t¸mgpw Xsâ at\m-`mhw amän-bn«p­v.

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Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research

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