Posts Tagged ‘Vatican bureaucracy’

Women priests possible says new top female Vatican official

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Ordaining women to the priesthood and opening top roles in the Vatican bureaucracy to women are both possible scenarios, says an appointee to the Vatican Council for the Economy. Law professor Charlotte Kreuter-Kirchhof (pictured), who was recently appointed by Pope Francis as a member of the high-level group that oversees the Vatican’s finances, says in Read more

Pope doesn’t want to promote women as ‘functionalism’

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Pope Francis has said he is not considering appointing women to leadership positions in the Vatican bureaucracy just for the sake of it. During a visit to Turin, the Pope said in a speech he didn’t want to promote a “functionalism” of women’s roles in the Church. “The woman in the Church has the same Read more