Katie Humphrey

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Looking for Hope

Picture credit René Capone© "A Boy Named Silence" by René Capone © www.renecaponeart.com  www.rene-capone-pixels.com Article by CWS member Tina Beattie, originally published by Tui Motu Magazine. 1st March 2019. Pointing to the cover-up and dysfunction of Church leadership around sexual abuse, Tina Beattie writes that real hope for the Church lies elsewhere. Set


Catholic Women Preach – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

FEBRUARY 24, 2019 SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME RHONDA MISKA “Turn the other cheek?”  When taken at face value, today’s Gospel seems to present Jesus telling us to be doormats, to simply and passively accept mistreatment.  But this doesn’t square with the Jesus we know:  he challenges hypocrisy and isn’t afraid to question abuses


It’s Not Just McCarrick: Clericalism, Sex and Male Dominance

Blog post from CWS member Rebecca Bratten Weiss, originally published on Patheos.com 17th February 2019 Today the news broke that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, accused of assaulting minors and harassing adults, was laicized by the Vatican: the first time in history that a cardinal has been removed from his clerical state for sexual abuse. Many,


The Antidote to Clericalism

February 11, 2019 Blog from CWS member Lillian Vogl, originally published on Patheos.com. If the problem is clericalism, what is the solution? It is axiomatic that vices cannot simply be eliminated—they have to be replaced with something better, or else they will just come back, often in a form that is even worse. (Cf.


Podcast from Radio Veritas

Catholic View. Women Feature. Overcoming Silence Thursday 7th February 2019. Follow the link below to listen to the latest Podcast edition of the Women Feature from Sheila Pires on Radio Veritas. This programme includes discussion of the recent revelations of abuse on nuns, and a culture of silence, with thoughts from Virginia Saldanha and Nontando


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