If the main duty of a cardinal is to be an adviser to the pope, and there is no ordination required, it could make sense to restart the tradition of lay cardinals—and include women in the mix.
Dorothy Stang the American missionary murdered in Brazil three years ago shines forth in two new biographies that join the growing network of materials about her life and work Roseanne Murphy also a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and the biographer of their congregation 8217 s fo
The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece voted in Athens on Oct. 8, 2004, to restore the female diaconate. All the members of the Holy Synod125 metropolitans and bishops and Archbishop Christodoulos, the head of the church of Greecehad considered the topic. The decision does not directly affe