Posts Tagged ‘Voices of Faith’

Summit ineffective unless “victim-centred listening” at its heart

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
victim-centred listening

Three female survivors of sexual abuse by priests have called on church leaders preparing for a February summit at the Vatican to listen to the voices of victims and to end a “culture of cover-up.” One of the three is Dr Rocio Figueroa Alvear, a Peruvian theologian, who is currently a lecturer in Systematic Theology at Good Read more

Voices of Faith on International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Voices of Faith is  an annual storytelling event hosted at the Vatican on International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day this year was the day before yesterday – 8 March. The initiative began four years ago “to enhance the dignity, participation and leadership of women and girls through persistent and good storytelling.” At this year’s event 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