Video TV Clips of Interviews with Georgia Walker:
The Denver Channel
Woman in KC plans to defy church, become a priest
So she joined the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests, a group within the Catholic Church. Instead of leaving the church, they hope to ...
Seeking to restore life to church, Catholic woman wants to become KC's first female priest
She said she has support from The Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests. “This movement for women priests is saying no we're not leaving ...
Woman intends to be Kansas City's first female Catholic priest
That steadfastness is a trait of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests, a growing movement of people who see the church as too ...
.."For years Walker has been a deacon, still visiting prisons, but also accepting ‘Ex-Catholics' who left for their own reasons. ... “I want it to be more inclusive. I want it to welcome everybody to the table.”So she joined the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests, a group within the Catholic Church. Instead of leaving the church, they hope to change it from within. From there she started her journey to become Kansas City's first female Catholic priest.“I decided I needed to go forward and I would stand with the marginalized. I would be one of the marginalized...”
Walker said..”When contemplating the decision to become a priest, Walker wrote a petition paper describing why she is making the choice. That letter was delivered to a friend living in Rome and has since been delivered to the Vatican for Pope Francis' review “I asked a friend to just drop it in the mailbox for the Pope, so he would just hear from a woman who's making the decision to stand up. I don't think he will answer me,” said Walker with a smile..."
Walker's ceremony will be held at the Saint Mark Hope and Peace Lutheran Church, 3800 Troost Avenue, at 2 p.m. Jan. 3.