Reform groups challenge U.S. bishops to create ‘a church for our daughters’ | National Catholic Reporter

“Missing: The Next Generation of Catholic Women.”So warns the website of A Church for Our Daughters, a new campaign sponsored by thirty Catholic reform organizations, including FutureChurch, Call to Action, the Women’s Ordination Conference, DignityUSA, and the 8th Day Center for Justice.The website invites its readers to “Imagine a Church without women — our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, Goddaughters, neighbors.”While some might suggest that this campaign’s imagination has run wild, recent studies and statistics on women and the church indicate a credible cause for concern.In mid-May, a new Pew Research Center analysis of General Social Survey data found a significant decline in the number of women in the U.S. who attend church weekly.

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