I understand that women within the Roman Catholic Church and I am guessing in the Eastern Rite Catholic Churches as well, cannot be ordained Priests. What I am wondering, is why they cannot be ...
I am a free will baptist ordained minister, and I want to join a baptist church, do I need to be ordained again? [closed]
I am a free will gospel Minister, if I join a Baptist church, do I have to ordained again?
What evidence do we possess today indicating that Ignatius of Antioch was ordained by the Apostles?
What is meant by “order” in reference to ministries within the Church, and how did its usage come about?
FMS' answer to What are the positions relative to each other in the Catholic church's clerical hierarchy? mentioned a twofold hierarchy in the Church, that of order and that of jurisdiction. Given ...
When did it become the norm for church leaders to get a formal Christian education and why did that process begin? When I say formal education I'm not talking about the mentor/mentee style that Jesus ...
I'm aware that not all Christian denominations call the leaders/pastors of local congregations "priests" (as Catholics, Orthodox, some Anglicans, and apparently some Lutherans do, perhaps among ...