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Pope says women can read at Mass, but still can’t be priests

Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he arrives Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, to celebrate Mass, at St. Peter’s Basilica. Pope Francis changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, Monday Jan. 11, 2021, while reaffirming they cannot be priests. (Gregorio Borgia/AP, file)

Pope Francis holds his pastoral staff as he arrives Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, to celebrate Mass, at St. Peter’s Basilica. Pope Francis changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, Monday Jan. 11, 2021, while reaffirming they cannot be priests. (Gregorio Borgia/AP, file)

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