Louis IX
And a future Pope can bounce this awful idea right back out to the curb where it belongs.
Ultraviolet
An additional selling point for the Traditional Latin Mass where the form of the Mass remains constant and set by tradition, in spite of what Canon Law unfortunately now reads. Better still.. TLM parishioners don't want such innovations. Readings are done by the celebrant, and candle duties are handled by altar-boys who are required to have short hair well above their collars as set forth …More
An additional selling point for the Traditional Latin Mass where the form of the Mass remains constant and set by tradition, in spite of what Canon Law unfortunately now reads. Better still.. TLM parishioners don't want such innovations. Readings are done by the celebrant, and candle duties are handled by altar-boys who are required to have short hair well above their collars as set forth in the "Knights Of the Altar" manual. End of discussion.

Don't like them apples? Plenty of hippie modernist parishes in town, folks. The door won't hit you on the way out because traditionalists are courteous and we still hold the door for others. But it will be held open, make no mistake.
Jeffrey Ade
It seems to me the salient point really is "Paul VI decreed when abolishing the minor orders in 1971." Any body else wonder about a pope abolishing magisterial teachings?
Cuthbert Mayne
If I wanted to hear women from the ambo too .. I’d stay at home and listen to my wife ( for once )
Seidenspinner
So far, girls are not allowed to serve as acolytes at the Vatican.
Maria Pocs
Now bishops can no longer point to Vatican documents preferring (male only) instituted lectors etc.
Tesa
In most dioceses around the world — and at the Vatican as well — women and girls have been lectors at Mass and have served at the altar for decades.