Sister Theresa Kane
God Bless Sister Theresa Kane for speaking truth to power.
It is truly inspiring to see one women with the strength and courage to raise her voice to shed light where there is darkness in our Church. As Catholics, we each have an obligation to reform our Church where it has strayed from the teachings of Christ. We are all made in God's image and each called to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
Unfortunately, our Church continues to perpetuate a system of prejudice and discrimination by refusing to allow women to serve in all ministries of the Church. This is wrong and contrary to the teachings of Christ. As Sister Kane suggested, to be successful we must each possess a vision of what we want our Church to be in the 21st Century.
I for one want my Church to reflect the universal love of God. Therefore, I envision a Catholic Church open to all men and women that courageously espouses love for all people and an end to hatred, discrimination and violence throughout the world. This is my vision of our Church, and I pray that God grant me the humility, strength and courage to make this vision a reality.
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