NEWPORT, Wash. (RNS) A Tibetan Buddhist nun has quietly founded one of the only U.S. monasteries where women — and soon men — can become fully ordained. Since its founding in 2003, 10 nuns have been ordained there.
Articles tagged “ordination”
(RNS) The 243-44 vote marks the next step in a decades-long consideration of an issue that has divided the worldwide denomination, which time and again has voted to not permit women’s ordination.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Some Mormon women in the U.S. and abroad have embraced a careful approach short of ordination.
(RNS) Decades after the Catholic Church moved away from celebrating Mass in Latin, a throwback movement is growing, in many cases with young people leading the charge.
(RNS) Ten years after rejecting an “amicable separation” as premature, conservatives within the United Methodist Church now say a divorce is inevitable.
(RNS) On Sunday (Feb. 2), a Denver congregation of Mennonites licensed the first lesbian in a committed same-sex relationship, the first step toward ordination.
(RNS) If heading a religious community is a lonely job for any woman, a Catholic Womenpriest might be the loneliest of all.