Misoginia della Chiesa di Francesco: Gender and Sacramentality in Contemporary Catholicism

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    Abstract

    Tina Beattie evaluates the significance of Francis's papacy with regard to the roles and representation of women in the Church. Situating her analysis in the context of Catholic tradition and teaching, she argues that Francis has done little to improve the status of women in Catholic institutions, and that he perpetuates romantic stereotypes that fail to represent the complex realities of women's lives. She also addresses problems associated with the exclusion of women from the sacramental priesthood.
    Translated title of the contributionMisoginia della Chiesa di Francesco
    Original languageMultiple
    JournalMicroMega : la scrittura e l'impegno
    Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2018

    Keywords

    • Pope Francis
    • Catholic Church
    • women in Catholicism

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