Different Christian attitudes to equal rights for women in religion

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The Catholic Attitude

The Catholic Church teaches that men and women should have equal rights in society and religion except that women can not be part of the ordained ministry. They have this attitude because:

.The creation story in Genesis said that God created man and woman at the same time, in the image of himself and therefore of equal status

.It is the teaching of the Catechism that men and women should have equal rights in life and society

.Only men can be priests because the apostles were all men and priests and bishops are successors of the apostles

.Only men can be priests because Jesus was a man and in mass the priest represebts Jesus

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