Monday, May 1, 2017

ARCWP Ordination of Abigail Eltzroth as Priest Gets International Press Coverage

(YouTube/Bridget Mary Meehan)The ordination of Abigail Eltzroth is seen in a screen capture of a video from the YouTube channel of Bridget Mary ...

National Catholic Reporter

Asheville, North Carolina —​ Rebel Catholic group defies church, ordains woman priest in NC. Local ordinary, Bishop Peter Jugis, was invited to the ceremony, but he did not attend. He didn't return his RSVP card either.

YouTube Video
Gloria TV News.  My ordination is in the segment entitled “Fake.”


Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church official website.

Catholic Charities:  Diocese of Charlotte

Irish news

A German language blog

 Swedish website, “nyheter från den katolska världen,” translated by Google as “news from the Catholic world.”

A Polish blog picked up the story here:

Google translated the title of a story in a Dutch language website concerning the ordination of Abigail Eltzroth as “Priesthood of women in the US causes Catholic annoyance.”

A Spanish-language blog also carried the story.  

The website of Diocese of Palm Beach ran the story

Catholic News Herald

The National Catholic Register uses the occasion of my ordination to write a long treatise on why women can’t be ordained.

National Catholic Register

The Weaverville Tribune is my hometown weekly newspaper.

Weaverville Tribune

People have been chatting up a storm in response to the FOX News story earlier this week.

FOX News Facebook page.

Our sisters and brothers in New Zealand can read about my ordination:

CathNews New Zealand

This is a long blog written by a Roman Catholic candidate for ordination as a permanent deacon in the Asheville area.

Abigail Eltzroth ARCWP on right, Bridget Mary Meehan  ARCWP, and Mary Theresa Streck ARCWP

More Coverage:
Canada Live News

An independent Catholic website from Nigeria

Vision Christian Radio in Australia

Roman Catholic diocesan websites are posting the story.  For example, the Diocese of Palm Beach ran this story:  Diocese says 'ordination' of woman as Catholic priest not valid.

Roman Catholic parishes are picking up the story on their websites.  Here is one example:

Other denominations are picking up this story:  
The Aquila an independent website for Reformed and Presbyterian churches posted this.  

Seventh Day Adventists

Independent bloggers:
Website of Rev. Dr. Judy Lee, ARCWP

A gay priests blog:  Rebel Catholic Group Defies Church, Ordains Woman Priest in NC

Other websites carrying the story:
New Advent

Asheville Citizen Times twitter

On facebook

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