“The Catholic Church and the Southern Baptist Convention and others quite often say, 'Well, women are not qualified to have an equal role in the service of God as men.'
I don't know about the Southern Baptist convention, but I doubt the Catholic church has ever said that. I know that the Orthodox have never said that, and I presume that the same historical precedent given by my church is the same as that of the Catholic church.
What disturbs me most about American presidents and foreign policy, is their blatant ignorance of history and the role it plays in the world.
It is very unfortunate that he made such a foolish conclusion and statement.