Saturday, November 20, 2021

More than strawberry on the cake: A call for greater gender equityWe need national councils of the laity and international synods of the People of God where lay representatives become part of the church's decision-making

 More than strawberry on the cake: A call for greater gender equityWe need national councils of the laity and international synods of the People of God where lay representatives become part of the church's decision-making




Sr Raffaella Petrini and Pope Francis (Vatican media)

By Andrea Dean | Australia

It's good news to see women being appointed to significant roles within the Catholic Church, including several recent appointments of women to important positions in the Holy See.In early November Pope Francis appointed Sr Raffaella Petrini as secretary-general of the Vatican's governorate.This followed the earlier appointments of Sr Nathalie Becquart as an undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops, Sr Alessandra Smerilli as the interim secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and Barbara Jatta as director of the Vatican Museums.It's good news to see women being appointed to significant roles within the Catholic Church, including several recent appointments of women to important positions in the Holy See.In early November Pope Francis appointed Sr Raffaella Petrini as secretary-general of the Vatican's governorate.


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