Pope Francis insists that women cannot be ordained, and instead of speaking about a "theology of humans" calls for developing a "theology of women." Can women hope for equal opportunity in ministry from a male hierarchy trapped in a patriarchal mindset?
You have a baptismal right to the Eucharist. Yet, mandatory celibacy limits the priesthood and reduces the availability of the Eucharist. Bishops prefer to close parish communities rather than open the priesthood. How did we get into this sad situation? And how do we open the doors again to a priesthood embracing the celibate and the married?
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 – Voice of the Faithful®, a movement of Catholics started in 2002 at the height of the Boston, Mass., clergy sexual abuse scandal, will hold its “2014 Assembly: Turning Talk into Action” on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford. Registration is $80 per person, and lunch is included.
Our 2014 Assembly turned talk into action. This historical event took place Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut.