One thing I am sure of the time for foot dragging by the old boys club in the Vatican is over if the Church wants to be relevant for the next generation.
Bridget Mary Meehan ARCWP, https://arcwp.org
|Pope Francis at the Vatican last week. (Andrew Medichini/AP)|
"Francis’s latest document said the church should look back on its history and “acknowledge a fair share of male authoritarianism, domination, various forms of enslavement, abuse and sexist violence.” But the document was not as drastic as it could have been, as Francis — in a seeming reference to the call for female priests — said the church could support women’s rights “while not agreeing with everything some feminist groups propose.”