John Wijngaards is a former Roman Catholic priest whose opposition to the teaching of the Catholic Church regarding ordaining women is well known. He holds a Doctorate of Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University as well as the Licentiate of Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, both in Rome. He is well published, including Did Christ Rule Out Women Priests? (McCrimmon, Great Wakering, 1977) and The Ordination of Women in the Catholic Church (Darton, Longman and Todd; Continuum, 2001). His several ministries have included teaching at St John’s Major Seminary in Hyderabad, India, and at the Missionary Institute in London, England, as well as serving as Vicar General of the Mill Hill Missionaries in London. He is founder of the Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research.
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