Patriarchy, not nature, makes women unequal | National Catholic Reporter

In a new collection of papers published by an Indian pontifical college, a diverse range of bishops, theologians and lay professionals challenges the global Catholic church to break down ecclesial structures that place women on an unequal or subservient standing.

As Bishop Joshua Mar Ignathios, one of the contributors to Gender Justice in the Church and Society: Papers of the Second DVK National Seminar on Moral Theology (Dharmaram Publications, 476 pages, $25), puts it: The women who prayed with men in the Gospel accounts were there “not to cook for them but to pray along with them.”

Source:  National Catholic Reporter

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