Wednesday 18 January 2017

Catholic women 'want new recipe'

Published 20/07/2010 | 05:00

I wish to add some comment to the recent Vatican pronouncement on women priests.

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The Vatican statement can be interpreted as the death-knell for the centralised patriarchal church.

As Rosemary Radford Ruether put it so memorably in a lecture in Dublin many years ago, Catholic women are not asking for a slice of the cake, they are demanding a new recipe.

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