Women’s Forum

Forum on Women in the Catholic Church

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Saturday, July 25 | Chicago Theological Seminary

A one-day forum examined and discussed Pope Francis’ changes and reform in the church with a focus on the largely ignored concern, the role of women in the church. Speakers included experts in church history, Catholic theology and the lived experience of Catholic women. Each session included a moderated question and answer period with the audience.

Agenda (click to view larger version)

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Declaration on Women in the Catholic Church

To view the full declaration affirmed by those in attendance:

25 July 2015-Chicago Declaration on Women in the Catholic Church

Forum Live-streaming Archive

To view the live-stream from the event, click play below.