The New Catholic Feminism

Part 8: The New Catholic Feminism

The following is part 8 of a 20-part series. Follow the series at thedivinemercy.org/feminism.

When the barbarian invasions swept across the Roman Empire, Christian women played important roles in evangelism and peacemaking. In Roman Gaul (present day France), for example, communities of consecrated women worked alongside their bishops to evangelize the invaders, and in Baudavia, Saint Radegund acted as a peacemaker between the local church and the reigning families of the new social order.

Part 6: The New Catholic Feminism

The following is part 6 of a 20-part series. Follow the series at thedivinemercy.org/feminism.

So, what does the New Testament add to biblical teaching about men and women in God's plan?

Probably the favorite verse in the New Testament for Liberal Christian Feminists is Galatian 3:28: "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus."

Part 5: The New Catholic Feminism

The following is part 5 of a 20-part series. Follow the series at thedivinemercy.org/feminism.

Last week we began our exploration of the teachings of Holy Scripture, the Word of God, on the nature and dignity of men and women, and the relationship between them in God's plan. Needless to say, however, the fall of the first parents of the human race into sin did a marvelous job of messing things up! Pope St. John Paul II summed up the situation in his apostolic letter Mulieris Dignitatem (On the Dignity of Women):

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