In the light of modern day awareness of gender equality, there have been controversies championed by catholic feminists about the role of women in ministry by feminine genius and an unflinching call for the church to ordain women as priests.
The term “Feminine genius” originates from the Mulieris dignitatem, an apostolic letter by Pope John Paul II on the dignity of women, published on the 15th of August, 1988. The letter expresses and advocates for the complementary position of women
The rise of feminism within the Catholic church requires a look into what it means to be a Catholic Feminist. Feminism is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as a social, economic theory and political movement which argues that legal and social