Abigail Frymann, Christa Pongratz-Lippitt writing in The Tablet report on the excommunication of Martha Heizer, the leader of ‘We are Church’ in Austria.
This is a short extract from a long interview with the Archbishop of Dublin in the Sunday Times of 23 September 2012, by Justine McCarthy — and the ACP’s response to it.
Marco Politi will speak in the Loyola Institute, Trinity College, on Tuesday 18th October at 6.30 pm.
Mary McAleese’s book, Quo Vadis, is being launched on Saturday 20 October in Marianella, Orwell Rd, at 12.30pm. Members of the ACP who wish to attend are welcome
Christa Pongratz-Lippitt reports on the strong plea for church reform issued by the Abbot of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, a member of the Swiss Bishops’ Conference (first published in the 21 December issue of the National Catholic Reporter, USA).
Mary O. Vallely queries the exclusion of women from the permanent diaconate. She believes the Catholic Church has failed to address the vast untapped resource of women, particularly the religious sisters and single women.