Of the two, reverend sir," said the voice like the deacon's, "I had rather miss an ordination
dinner than to-night's meeting.
were held at the altar, not outside the altar area, as were the minor orders.
The Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM) Registry is a databank of women's ordinations
and professional ministry collected since 2007.
While there have been bhikkhuni ordinations
earlier, it is since the 1998 Bodhgaya ordination
that the bhikkhun order in Sri Lanka has gained momentum and subsequent bhikkhun ordinations
have been conducted in Sri Lanka itself.
Second, the paper will consider whether the ordinations
of Thai samaneri and bhikkhuni were recognised as legitimate when they chose one of the procedural options that bhikkhuni ordination
supporters argued to be valid.
Any presbytery that has already ordained women must immediately revoke those 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.