Simply Spirit: Four women panelists at the Women’s Ordination Worldwide 2015 conference shared stories of injustice perpetrated by institutional Catholicism, but also "of wrongs righted, lives restored, and hope infused."
After appearing at a women's ordination conference, Fr. Jack McClure was told he can't celebrate mass at the parish where he has been pastor for the past 15 months.
If the church ended gender discrimination and proclaimed the equality of all human beings loud and clear, it would send a message to the world that would reverberate across oceans.
Organizers and delegates to the third international women’s ordination conference, finishing a three-day conference here, said they were leaving with a renewed energy and purpose.
Women ordination advocates joined in a liturgical celebration Sunday morning which turned into an energetic sendoff ceremony.
Church historian says: “In the past, ordination referred to the selection and installment of a person by their own community to a position, or office, or function really, within that community ... to any function considered of service to the Christian community."
Priests explain their diverse journeys in support of women's ordination at WOW conference in Philadelphia.
Sharp traditional distinctions between male and female that formed traditional Catholic theology over centuries have dissolved in recent times challenging church teachings.
At women's ordination conference. Sr. Kane says, "Pope Francis, to listen to the women of our church and world who cry out in anguish."
Philadelphia -- The women's ordination conference this evening singled out four women, honoring them with the "Theresa Kane Woman of Vision and Courage Awards."