Posts Tagged ‘inclusive language’

Women petition against new gender-exclusive Bible

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Catholic women in Britain are backing a petition against a new gender-exclusive Bible translation. The petition asks the Bishops’ Conferences of England and Wales and Scotland to reconsider their decision to use the gender-exclusive Bible at Mass. So far over 150 people have signed the petition. The bishops’ controversial decision involves scrapping the Jerusalem Bible Read more

Novel Vatican conversation on women’s experiences of church

Friday, March 13th, 2015

In a possible first, a public conversation has been held at the centre of the Church’s hierarchy on the limits of women’s participation in Church structures. An event called Voices of Faith, held to mark International Women’s Day last week, was put together as an opportunity for women to share their stories of faith. The Read more

Interested in inclusive liturgical change?

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

A book, “Eucharist in the Local Church“, about inclusive liturgical change, was recently launched in Auckland. The book is about how to achieve real participation and engagement in liturgy. People who want to find creative solutions to the tension between the needs of the their local church and the official liturgical books will find this book Read more

New Missal: Women urged to request inclusive language

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Catholic women are being urged to write to their bishop to protest at sexist language in the new version of the Roman missal. Fr Sean McDonagh of Ireland’s Association of Catholic priests said it was obvious from the language of the new missal that not a single woman had been consulted while it was being Read more