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A woman's response to the New York Times

Trying to procrastinate during finals week recently lead me to an interesting article in the New York Times Opinion Pages.

Titled, Catholicism Undervalues Women, the article takes a stab at the Catholic Church for supposedly being anti-women. 539 more words

Married Priests Wouldn’t ‘Surprise’ Archbishop Cupich

(CBS) — The possibility of married Roman Catholic priests was part of a candid and revealing conversation with Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich.

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine sat down with Archbishop Cupich, who said that is wouldn’t surprise him, though not right away. 1,512 more words


Dark times in Durham?

It’s said to be the nation’s favourite building. I’m lucky enough to live a brisk walk away from it, and to wander past it or through it at least once a week. 442 more words

Authorial Voice

Value Yourself

Mika Brzezinski, author of the 2011 bestseller “Knowing Your Value,” is launching a new venture this year — a series of day-long interactive conferences for women in Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Boston and Orlando, in which she will offer tangible, useful, hands-on advice to women about knowing their value in the workplace and communicating it effectively. 332 more words

Women Priests

The SSPX and the Women Priests Movement: Two Sides of the Same Coin

In an earlier post, I noted the similar logic used by bot the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) and the woman priest movement to justify why their ordinations and masses are valid (see here… 1,451 more words

Generative Liberty and Other Strange Things

After I finished yesterday’s post on the curiously woman-free plenary assembly on “women’s cultures” (see https://extraecclesiamestlibertas.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/womens-culture-as-defined-by-men/) I thought some more about the second theme of the conference, “‘Generativity’ as a symbolic code,” and decided that this section deserved its own post. 968 more words

Women's Culture (As Defined by Men)

The Vatican’s Council on Culture has started its discussion on “the woman question” today. No actual women were invited to the meeting entitled “Women’s Cultures: Equality and Difference,” which probably explains why this questionable image is being used to advertise it on the Pontifical Council for Culture’s website: 841 more words