Yesterday, a group of dissident Catholics ordained three women as priests. The Vatican expressed outrage that such a thing should occur, and declared once again that only men can become priests.
In other news from the Catholic Church:
- In Switzerland, a book about horse breeding methods was published using a printing press. The Pope indicated his suspicion of the new-fangled devices.
- A cargo ship in Portugal was stopped from leaving port after receiving a warning from a local bishop that it should not go beyond coastal waters because of the risk of being devoured by sea monsters or dropping off the edge of the Earth.
- The Roman Catholic Church announced the formation of a committee to study how to enhance the defenses of the Vatican City, should Genghis Khan decide to turn his army toward Europe again.