- Feb 26, 2021
A French nun who could potentially be the first woman to cast a vote in the Synod of Bishops said Wednesday that her appointment is evidence the “clericalist mindset is changing” as more and more women assume high-level decision-making responsibilities in the Catholic hierarchy.
Pope Francis opened 2020 with a strong call to acknowledge the dignity of women, end violence against them and stop the exploitation of women’s bodies.
Sister Nathalie Becquart believes Pope Francis is using synods to gradually build consensus and preserve Church unity.
A famed French nun taking part in the Synod of Bishops on young people counsels listening first, acting second.