Rebel Group Ordains Woman Priest in Defiance of Roman Catholic Church

An international group defiantly opposed to the Roman Catholic Church’s ban on women priests ordained its first woman priest in the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 Faithfully Magazine
Get The Faithfully Magazine Newsletter

An international group defiantly opposed to the Roman Catholic Church’s ban on women priests Sunday ordained its first woman Catholic priest in the 46 counties that make up the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte.

The ordination ceremony for Abigail Eltzroth happened in Asheville at Jubilee! – a nondenominational faith community – with Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan presiding.

Eltzroth, 64, said she is the second woman in North Carolina ordained by the rebel group, called the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests.

“It’s time for a change and we’re in the forefront, leading the charge,” Eltzroth told the Observer on Sunday. “We expect that eventually everybody is going to follow us.”

Continue reading at The Charlotte Observer

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 Faithfully Magazine


Support Faithfully Magazine’s mission to amplify conversations impacting Christian communities of color by making a secure financial contribution via PayPal:


RELATED:  Church in 94 Percent White Town Struggles With White Privilege
Get The Faithfully Magazine Newsletter
Join the free Faithfully Magazine Newsletter for the latest in news, culture and Christianity delivered once a week via email. Sign up to be the first to know about giveaways, new interviews and exclusive content.
No spam and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Comments