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By Constance T. Hull, Crisis Magazine, July 1, 2020

Constance T. Hull is a freelance writer and regular contributor at Catholic Exchange. She has also written for Public Discourse and The Federalist, and holds a Master’s in Theology.

Constance T. HullIn order for women to embrace our proper role in sanctifying the priesthood, we must be willing to abandon the adversarial position we often place ourselves in with men. Great damage has been done in the dynamic between men and women, thanks to radical forms of feminism that seek to pit men and women against one another in an endless power struggle. This has served to drive a wedge in all male-female relationships, including between priests and women.

The priesthood needs the influence of holy women, but this influence is not meant to be from a position of power, which so many want to grasp at in the call for women’s ordination to the priesthood and permanent diaconate, as well as other lay leadership roles within the Church. (The latter is ironic, considering that women dominate most leadership  positions within both parishes and dioceses.) …

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