Should women be priests?

Bettany Hughes outlines the background to the debate on whether women can be priests or bishops. She discusses with Joanna Bogle the argument that women cannot be priests. Next she visits Fr. Scott Brodeur who trains men for the priesthood. He discusses what is shown in St. Paul's letters. He demonstrates the essential role of women in the early Church and the equality of men and women in Christianity. Bettany enters the catacombs of St. Priscilla. Here we are shown the evidence for women as leaders and priests in early Christianity.

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