Actor Meryl Streep slams Catholic Church for sexism

Actor Meryl Streep has said that the Catholic Church is contributing to “infuriating” levels of sexism in the world.

Speaking at the London Film Festival last week, Streep said “the Church is a body that excludes people”.

“There are two places you [women] can’t vote in the world – in Saudi Arabia, although they are registering people supposedly, and the Vatican,” she said.

“That seems wrong to me.”

Streep plays suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst in the new film “Suffragette”.

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