The Romanian Orthodox Church has long avoided explaining that it does not agree that women become priests. For the first time, an official explanation was given in 1964.

Women's access to the priesthood is one of the most controversial topics. While feminine militants believe that Sacred Scripture does not forbid women to be ordained in the priesthood, the Exeges of Orthodoxy consider this wrong approach.

The Lutheran Church is the one who ordained women in 1920 in the Netherlands. Those who support the women's ordination support the theory that there is the absence of the male element in the conception of Jesus. Masculinity is substituted by the Holy Spirit. Jesus has no earthly father, but heavenly.

In the orthodox vision, the priest is not only a religious ritual, but is the iconic icon of Jesus. The Church reaffirms the dogmatic truths, it is apostolic, it is based on the testimony of the apostles who transmitted the succession of Jesus.

Orthodox worship allows only men to enter the altar after baptism, while girls are dedicated to icons only. This ordinance reminds that women can not have priestly functions.

However, there are two exceptions. Women can enter the altar at the sanctification of a church or nuns, with the approval of the abbess, can enter to cleanse. However, in the altar, there are paintings representing the Virgin Mary. She was taken to the altar, at the age of three, by the Archbishop of Zechariah, who knew she was going to bear Jesus.

Women can not enter the church if they are menstruating. At that time of the month, they are not allowed to share, to take an outpouring or sanctified water. Although women played an important role in the history of the church, Emperor Constantine the Great institutionalised the appointment of men bishops.

There are voices who claim that religion began with a mother and her wonderful Child, the mother who no longer remembers women's contribution. In the twelfth century, the church considers the worst woman the devil's trap, the root of all vice. Even the quality of the female soul was inferior to the male. God seemed to listen only to the prayers of men.

By contrast, Jesus had a benevolent attitude toward women, considered them equal to men. The Church could not pass the practices and traditions of society. The patriarchal structures of the Jews and the Greco-Romans, as well as the intellectual tradition of the Greek philosophers, did not allow the proclamation of equality between women and men.

Writer Jean Delmeau claimed in one of his books about collective fear, including the fear of women. The woman was marginalized in Christian culture. It is then called the judgment of the devils, the original sin.

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