Among other things, Weiss had the beautiful chutzpah to ordain Orthodox women.
And no religious denomination should be forced to ordain gays or women as priests, right?
Women attempting to be priests—or those why try to ordain them—already face automatic excommunication.
Until 1978 the Church of Latter-day Saints would not ordain men of African descent into the priesthood.
The letter also ordered her to “take down www.ordainwomen.org and disassociat[e] yourself from ordain Women.”
That prophet was called by revelation and ordained by one having authority to ordain him.
And tell me,” added Alcibiades, “do they ordain to do what is good, or what is ill?
Since it is our pleasure that they shall not be distressed, we ordain that ye behave towards them in a friendly and kind manner.
She no longer had any question for that which he chose to ordain.
Well, I won't say a word—I won't mention your name, since you so ordain it.
late 13c., "to appoint or admit to the ministry of the Church," from stem of Old French ordener "place in order, arrange, prepare; consecrate, designate" (Modern French ordonner) and directly from Latin ordinare "put in order, arrange, dispose, appoint," from ordo (genitive ordinis) "order" (see order (n.)). The notion is "to confer holy orders upon." Meaning "to decree, enact" is from c.1300; sense of "to set (something) that will continue in a certain order" is from early 14c. Related: Ordained; ordaining.