Dr. Alexandra Dyer is part of a movement trying to change to the Catholic Church's stance on women's ordination.
How timely, that it coincides with an era in which women are being ordained right and left, despite what the Catholic Church says about not ordaining women. Their reason was always because Jesus had no female disciples -- but this blows that idea out of the water.
Q: Why do you think some people no longer see excommunication as a real threat? Q: When the Vatican announced the changes
The Catholic Church's commitment to excommunicating anyone who expresses support for the ordination of women is another manifestation of the church's continued demonization of women.
A St. Louis Archbishop issued an ominous written excommunication against two St. Louis women who dared to join the arbitrarily all male, hopelessly depleting ranks of the Roman Catholic priesthood.
Sermons, particularly if the setting is right, can invite transparency.