Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church and women’

Catholic Church allows women to perform baptisms

Thursday, March 17th, 2022
women to perform baptisms

A German Catholic diocese has commissioned 17 women to perform baptisms, citing a shortfall in the number of priests. In Germany’s industrial Ruhr area, the Diocese of Essen is the first diocese in the country to appoint a group of women to administer the sacrament, reported CAN Deutsch. Church law stipulates that only an ordained Read more

Catholic church will become ‘women-free’ within 20 years, warns theologian

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
Catholic church ‘women-free’

The Catholic church will become ‘women-free’ in Britain and Ireland within 20 years and die out completely within a generation unless it reverses its “sexist and unbiblical” policy that only men can become priests, a leading academic and theologian has warned. Unless it revokes the doctrine, the Church will struggle to attract new followers and Read more

Independent commission on Catholic women sought

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

France’s Catholic bishops are being called on to set up an independent commission on the situation of women in the Church. “The wave that has formed will not subside again,” a press release from French network All Women Apostles says. Last year the network proposed seven female candidates for key male only ecclesial posts. The Read more

Modern day Way of the Cross radical feminists beat Christ

Monday, April 12th, 2021

A modern day reenactment of the Way of the Cross held on Good Friday in southern Mexico has drawn criticism in local media. The reenactment depicts militant feminists beating Christ, who had fallen to the ground. The ceremony was organized and broadcast on Facebook by Life Online Oficial. Life Online Oficial is an evangelization platform Read more