“There is no quicker way to get labeled a misogynist today than to suggest an end to girls serving at the altar.”
Then perhaps more ‘girls’ should endorse your orthodox Catholic views!🙂
Re-blogging this on Catholicism Pure & Simple.
There is no quicker way to get labeled a misogynist today than to suggest an end to girls serving at the altar. If you doubt the validity of that claim, try writing a blog post or two on the topic and see what happens. Sadly, those who most often speak out in support of the current practice do so with little more than feelings and personal anecdotes.
When revisiting this topic it still surprises me just how entrenched many have become in their support of female servers. While it was the revision to canon law in 1983 that opened the door for girls to serve, official permission did not come from Rome until 1994.
Consider that for a moment.
For a Church that is 2,000 years old, the practice of girls serving at the altar isn’t even as old as Justin Bieber. And yet it is defended as if there…
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