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the catholic boys-club

Check out  this fascinating article by Lisa Miller in Newsweek about the lack of female influence in various realms of the Catholic church, and how this lack has caused the Catholic “boys-club” to be further and further removed from reality.

“But in the Roman Catholic corporation, the senior executives live and work, as they have for a thousand years, eschewing not just marriage, but intimacy with women and professional relationships with women—not to mention any chance to familiarize themselves with the earthy, primal messiness of families and children. Indeed, it seems the further a priest moves beyond the parish, the more likely he is to value conformity and order above the chaos of real life.”

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