VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff reiterated his belief that women deserve a greater role and more responsibility in the church — at a time when some are criticizing the “feminization” of Catholicism.
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(RNS) The Catholic priest behind the new boys-only policy made waves at another parish when he said parishioners who voted for Barack Obama had to go to confession. The latest uproar comes amid a wider debate over whether the Catholic Church has become too “feminized.”
(RNS) Many women will head to Mass this weekend and note that the priest, bishop and pope have something in common: They are all men, and the power they hold in institutional church structures hardly looks like marginalization.
(RNS) Why aren’t more men entering the priesthood? A leading U.S. cardinal blames altar girls and a church that’s become “too feminized.”
(RNS) The third annual Women in Secularism conference has made some progress in battling sexism within the ranks of the secular community — but there is more to be done.