Thursday, October 1, 2015

Catholics Start Woman-Led Congregation in South Jersey

Cherry Hill Courier Post


Ordained as a Roman Catholic woman priest in 2006, the Philadelphia native has celebrated the Eucharist with four other women priests at regular ...
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..."Three South Jerseyans who plan to attend the Palmyra worship service spoke to the Courier-Post only on the condition that their names, towns or parishes would not be used in the story. They said they feared excommunication from the Catholic Church. But each said they support women serving as priests.
One 77-year-old Catholic man said he has attended women-led services for nearly a year. After hearing about young girls who were abused during confession by a male priest, the South Jersey man said he felt young women should have the option of confessing to a female instead....

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