!" cried D'Artagnan, who could not believe what the hostess and Bazin had successively told him; and he gazed, half stupefied, upon the three persons before him.
"Really," said Elinor, "I know so little of these kind of forms, that I can hardly even conjecture as to the time, or the preparation necessary; but I suppose two or three months will complete his ordination
When asked why they are, or are not, or are not yet ordained, women offer important clues about the changing practice of ordination
. The Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM) Registry is a databank of women's ordinations
and professional ministry collected since 2007.
The combination of higher ordinations
adopted for the 1998 Bodhgaya procedure is legally correct.
Whether or not they were influenced by the Senate Subcommittee's booklet, the actual ordinations
undertaken by seven Thai bhikkhuni coincided with those suggested in the booklet's final chapter.
But a July 6 news bulletin issued at a Vatican press conference reveals that the Society had its bishops carry out some 20 priestly ordinations
. These ordinations
are illicit because its bishops were ordained illegitimately.
Disputes over appointments in China's official church have been avoided by quietly conferring on candidates, leading to several ordinations
of bishops with the Holy See's blessing.
Ranjani de Silva had helped organized few novice and bhikkhuni ordinations
The illicit ordinations
of 12 women on a river near Pittsburgh were not surprisingly met with strong condemnation by local bishops--the word excommunication appeared not a few times.
, presided over by Archbishop Caleb Lawrence of the diocese of Moosonee, were described by native Anglicans in the area as "historic."
The patriotic association's Liu has said there are some 40 dioceses in China lacking bishops, hinting at more bishop ordinations
to come, with or without Pope Benedict XVI's blessing.
The service followed a string of ordinations
that began in 2002.