Editorial: Reform of doctrinal investigations by the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is the morally just thing to do.
Letter-writers include Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, Paul Collins, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Loretto Sr. Jeannine Gramick, St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and Australian Bishop William Morris.
Priests explain their diverse journeys in support of women's ordination at WOW conference in Philadelphia.
At the meeting, 38 delegates from 10 countries said they seek to establish an international "network of networks" to develop strategies on church reform.
Wearing pins declaring "families must have a vote in family synods," a global group pushing for greater inclusivity in the church is meeting here this week in an effort to influence the Vatican's upcoming global meeting of Catholic bishops.
The coalition, known as Catholic Church Reform International and claiming backing of like-minded groups around the world, is calling specifically for more ways for ordinary families to have input in the discussions at the meeting, known as a synod.