Edition:
United Kingdom

Pope reaffirms ban on women priests, assails disobedience

Share Slideshow
Photographer
ALESSANDRO BIANCHI

Pope Benedict XVI leads a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Benedict XVI leads a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Close
1 / 7
Photographer
ALESSANDRO BIANCHI

Pope Benedict XVI (C) leads a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Benedict XVI (C) leads a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Close
2 / 7
Photographer
POOL

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool
Close
3 / 7
Photographer
ALESSANDRO BIANCHI

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Close
4 / 7
Photographer
POOL

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool
Close
5 / 7
Photographer
POOL

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool

Pope Benedict XVI washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Claudio Peri/Pool
Close
6 / 7
Photographer
ALESSANDRO BIANCHI

Pope Benedict XVI (R) washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Benedict XVI (R) washes the feet of 12 priests in a ceremony commemorating Christ's gesture of humility toward his apostles on the night before he died, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome April 5, 2012. Pope Benedict on Thursday re-stated the Roman Catholic Church's ban on women priests and warned that he would not tolerate disobedience by clerics on fundamental teachings. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Close
7 / 7

All Collections

Journalists in the line of fire

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

Jack In The Green

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

Burning ivory

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

Cruising to Cuba

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

Pictures of the month: April

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

Growing up Malia

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

The last Ringling elephants

Monday, May 02, 2016

All Collections

May Day rallies

Monday, May 02, 2016