‘We are Church Ireland‘ fully supports the recent appeal by 12 catholic priests for a full and open discussion of the equality of women in the Roman Catholic Church including the opening up of all ministries including priesthood to women.
‘We believe that this exclusion of women from ministry and governance in the Catholic Church is an injustice which we cannot collude with any longer and we call on all clergy and laity to fully support this principled stand‘ stated Brendan Butler, spokesperson, We are Church Ireland.
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Twelve Irish Catholic Priests Call for Open Discussion on Women Priests by Patsy McGarry, Irish Times
Bridget Mary's Response: I am grateful to my brother priests for their courageous statement for the full equality of women in the church, including women priests! You have crossed the Rubicon and are rocking Peter's boat! Well done and many blessings, Your Irish Sister, Bridget Mary Meehan, ARCWP, www.arcwp.org
"Twelve Catholic priests have issued a joint statement calling for open discussion on the need for equality for women in the church, including where priesthood is concerned.