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Capitulary of Bishop Theodulf of Orléans

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Canon 6. “While a priest is celebrating Mass, women should in no way approach the altar, but remain in their places, and there the priest should receive their offerings to God.
Women should therefore remember their infirmity, and the inferiority of their sex: and therefore they should have fear of touching whatever sacred things there are in the ministry of the Church.
These things also laymen must need to fear, in order that they may not undergo the punishment of Ozam who when he wanted to touch the Ark of God in an extraordinary circumstance, died because God struck him.”

J.D.Mansi, Sacrorum conciliorum nova et amplissima collectio, Florence 1759ff.; reprint Paris 1901ff., vol 13. p. 996.



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