Posts Tagged ‘male priesthood’

Theologian suggest gender neutral robot priests

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

A Roman Catholic theologian who is a Franciscan sister has claimed that “gender-neutral” robotic priests could help make the Church less patriarchal and tackle its sexual abuse crisis. Ilia Delio, who holds a chair in theology at Villanova University, Pennsylvania, said that robots could excel in ways that human priests might not. Read more Related Read more

Jimmy Carter upset by male Catholic priesthood

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Former United States president Jimmy Carter has accused the Catholic Church of abusive discrimination against women by having an all-male priesthood. In a Time magazine interview, Carter said “the major religions have discriminated against women in a very abusive fashion and set an example for the rest of society to treat women as secondary citizens”. Read more

Pope’s theologian explains male priesthood

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The theologian who checks the Pope’s speeches for doctrinal error has explained his understanding of the male Catholic priesthood in an interview with Catholic News Service. Dominican Father Wojciech Giertych rejected the idea that the all-male priesthood is a relic of obsolete social norms, as if such norms could have been binding on Jesus, saying Read more