Thursday, July 14, 2016

"If Jesus Can Wash His Followers Feet, Women Can Lead the Church" by Soline Humbert

http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/rite-reason-if-jesus-can-wash-his-followers-feet-women-can-lead-the-church-1.2582838


"He subverted the master/servant power relationship and the male/female relationship."

As Sr Anne E Patrick SNJM wrote in Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic Women’s Church Vocations: “it is fitting for Women Transforming Church to give thanks, indeed to preside at Eucharist, and to do this in the name and memory of Jesus, whose ethical ideals, as His followers insisted from the beginning, included the belief that, if it came to a choice, one should obey God and not human beings (Acts 5:27-29).”

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