Change.org has this story on a 15-year-old girl told to apologize in front of her congregation because a church member raped HER and impregnated her. Why didn’t they do the same for pedophile priests?
Interesting op-ed in the New York Times –
Nuns were second-class citizens then and — 40 years after feminism utterly changed America — they still are. The matter of women as priests is closed, a forbidden topic.
In 2004, the cardinal who would become Pope Benedict XVI wrote a Vatican document urging women to be submissive partners, resisting any adversarial roles with men and cultivating “feminine values” like “listening, welcoming, humility, faithfulness, praise and waiting.”