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When it Comes to Women, Pope Francis Isn’t the Progressive Everyone Wants Him to Be Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/when-it-comes-to-women-pope-francis-isnt-the-progressive-everyone-wants-him-to-be.html#ixzz36KHRR4Dv “Priests often end up under the sway of their housekeepers.” So said Pope Francis in his very first interview with a WOMAN journalist since becoming pope when asked whether he thought a woman could be the head […]
I’ve been away for awhile but the world keeps turning except maybe for the patriarchy, that remains solid as a “ROCK”! (I really wonder if Jesus didn’t have a wicked sense of humor and was in fact calling Peter a block head?) Here are some of the things I’ve found interesting. Perhaps you will too. Is […]
What Is Missing From Pope Francis’ New Long “Letter” ?.
Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) is Pope Francis’ first apostolic exhortation. It is less authoritative than an encyclical but still an important pronouncement. It boggles my mind how the pope can call for inclusion in every aspect of the Church and totally exclude even the thought of women priests. Again echoing his predecessors, […]
Women are key to pope’s reforms James Carroll writes in the Boston Globe: “It is necessary to broaden the opportunities for a stronger presence of women in the church,” the pope told his interviewer. “We have to work harder to develop a profound theology of the woman.” The church of justice for the poor must be […]