(left to right: Gloria Carpeneto,
Judy Lee, Gabriella Velardi Ward
at priestly ordinations in Boston in 2008)
"...Velardi Ward, ordained by a worldwide organization called Roman Catholic Womenpriests, says some express surprise that she is a woman of the cloth. Like her sister many years ago, others say that's not even possible."
"Women and men are created equal by God and can therefore equally represent Christ," the vision statement of Roman Catholic Womenpriests says in its counterpoint...."