Susan Gray

As a Catholic feminist theologian who studies how women roles can be expanded within the Catholic Church to all levels of management, female ordination won’t fix it — this problem is historical, systemic and cultural within the Church. Films like this are valuable and needed for all women, not just Catholics. We see hints of change in Pope Francis, but his word alone, no matter how radical, will not bring about the change the majority of Catholic women want. The Church needs to shift its course and the Magisterium needs to ask itself, how much more effective would the Church be in its evangelization and social justice efforts if women held key decision-making positions, alongside men, at all levels within Church hierarchies. These women are inspiring.