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The New Asceticism: Sexuality, Gender and the Quest for God, by Sarah Coakley (London: Bloomsbury, 2015)

Sarah Coakley is Norris-Hulse professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge and a canon of Ely Cathedral. This book is a collection of essays which have previously appeared elsewhere, and are now ‘lightly revised’. 448 more words

Women WILL NOT Be Denied Ordination in the Catholic Church

German author, teacher, theologian and  Roman Catholic Woman Priest, not yet recognized by the Roman Catholic Church.  She wrote several books concerning women’s rights in the Roman Catholic Church.

Catholicism

A Catholic Teen's POV: Women Ordination

Let’s get some facts out here before I start: I’m a Catholic, and I’m a woman. Now let’s continue on.

I didn’t know this recently, but a woman in my diocese had excommunicated herself in 2008 when she became “ordained.” I read about several articles on the topic… 575 more words

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It's Not as Bad as You Think: Women in Catholicism

It’s Not as Bad as You Think: Women in Catholicism

The discovery of blogs and blogging has opened up a whole new world for women working and writing in the religious domain. 857 more words

Feminist Theology

Lift the Ban on Women Priests: An Open Letter to Pope Francis

by Roy Bourgeois

Dear Pope Francis:

In 2012, after serving as a Catholic priest for 40 years, I was expelled from the priesthood because of my public support for the ordination of women. 310 more words

Feminist/Womanist/Queer Liberation And Theology

Women in the Church and Sainthood

Priests, I explained, have as their sole purpose the sanctification of the laity through word and sacrament precisely so as to enable great Catholic lawyers, business leaders, writers, journalists, investors, parents, teachers, etc. 155 more words

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