'Ordain Women' Ads Will Greet Pope in London

Catholic women's group seeks to get pontiff's attention
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2010 4:44 AM CDT
The Catholic Women's Ordinations group has spent $15,000 on the bus ads.   (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

(Newser) – A group of Catholic women seeking to get the pope's attention has bought ad space on London buses. The ads—reading "Pope Benedict Ordain Women Now"—will appear on buses traveling past places the pontiff will visit on his trip to Britain this fall, the Guardian reports. Groups supporting the ordination of women priests were outraged last week when the church put female priests on a par with pedophiles in a decree. Click here for more on that story.

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