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A number of responses to Pope Francis' interview with five representatives of America Media on Nov. 22, 2022 centered on the question of women's ordination and women's roles in the church. Here are five responses.
This week on “Jesuitical,” we’re talking to Kerry Weber about what it was like to be a woman asking PopeFrancis about women’s ordination, a question considered by many to be off the table, within the walls of the Vatican.
Pope Francis, seated, speaking with editors and staff of America.
The Editors
Pope Francis sits down with America for an exclusive interview on polarization, racism, Ukraine, Vatican-China relations and church teaching on the ordination of women.
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FaithFaith in Focus
Christine Zuba
I just know that “I am,” that God made me this way, and that God made me this way for a reason.
martha hennessy and other dignitaries stand on the hull of the dorothy day ferry boat in new york city with a flag in front of them
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Martha Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, said her grandmother “loved the Staten Island Ferry, so what an honor to have one named after her.”
Gerard O’Connell
“Even if you leave the ordination question aside for a moment, there is still a great need to explore ways of engaging women in all other levels of the life of the church in significant roles. There is still a lot of work to be done.”