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Women in the Church – Thoughts from a Laywoman

Yes, the Church in Britain has involved some fantastic women - women whose appeal for a project in the Dominican Republic led to the formation of CAFOD 50 years ago; the National Board of Catholic Women who gathered from around Britain last month in London to examine the legacy of Vatican II; the women who have run Catholic Peoples’ Weeks which offer families such a great opportunity to explore their faith. I could go on all evening about women who have given their lives to building up the Kingdom of God, inspired by their Catholic faith, and very often working on a voluntary basis or with minimal renumeration.

But I have been asked to highlight the problems women face in the Church and the possibilities. Let’s look at problems first. ...

Read the whole of Ellen Teague's speech

 

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