When Will We Have a Female Pope?

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Catholic Church has finally elected its first pope from the Americas. But could you ever imagine a female pope? Or even women members in the conclave that chooses the pope?

Three Catholic women from across the United States discuss their opinion on the newly ordained Pope Francis, and explain their hopes for the future of women in the Church. Dr. Victoria Fleming is a practicing Catholic from Illinois. Jane Collen, from Westchester, New York, was born and raised Catholic, and now supports her daughter who has been called to the priesthood. Sister Simone Campbell is a member of Nuns on the Bus.

Guests:

Sister Simone Campbell, Jane Collen and Dr. Victoria Flemming

Produced by:

Tyler Adams and Jen Poyant

Comments [3]

michelle rogers from rome

You need to see my street art project in Rome about the female pope

http://michellerogers.com/file____Users_macbook_Desktop_www.michellerogers.com_Home.html/Street_Art_Projects/Pages/La_Papessa.html#0

Mar. 15 2013 01:41 PM
Ed from Larchmont

You have to have some understanding of Catholic theology, female priests are not possible.

Mar. 14 2013 03:26 PM
Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Of course, there are rumors of a female pope; Pope Joan reigned during the 13th Century. The Church now says she was folklore and did not exist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Joan

I might have to watch Ken Russel's film,"The Devils," this weekend - a great film on the relationship between religion and politics.

Mar. 14 2013 12:59 PM

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