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St. Louis synagogue to host ordination of two Roman Catholic women

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Rose Marie Hudson, left, and Elsie Hainz McGrath will be ordained Sunday at the Central Reform Congregation in St. Louis.

By Maria Hickey, KWMU

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St. Louis – This Sunday, a St. Louis synagogue will host the ordination of two Roman Catholic women.

The Catholic Church prohibits women from becoming priests, and Archbishop Raymond Burke has told the women they will be excommunicated if they go through with the ceremony.

But the archbishop also has sent a letter to the rabbi of the Central Reform Congregation.

KWMU's Maria Hickey reports on how the ordination is affecting interfaith relations.

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