Mary Hunt looks at the results of Vatican review of American nuns and is not impressed.
Writing in Religion Discpatches, she has three essential problems with the report:
First, there is the essentialism. Women’s “feminine genius” is a patriarchal fiction. Yet, it is trotted out time and again by Pope Francis and those who would curry his favor. In this report, “competent women religious will be actively involved in ecclesial dialogue regarding ‘the possible role of women in decision-making in different areas of the […]