Behold, the Woman
What Will the Catholic Church Teach About Women?
by Nancy M. Cross
With Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter, “On The Dignity and Vocation of Women” (1988), offset by four failures by the American Catholic bishops to deliver their own pastoral letter on women, the last two decades of the twentieth century will go down in Roman Catholic history as a time of the birth pangs of a momentous new doctrine.
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