Former Irish president McAleese barred from speaking at Vatican conference
February 02, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Ireland’s former President Mary McAleese has been barred from speaking at the Vatican, in a conference on the role of women. Cardinal Kevin Farrell, the prefect of the dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life, informed organizers that McAleese, who has decried Church teaching on the male-only priesthood, would not be approved to speak at a March conference. A lesbian activist from Uganda, Ssenfuka Juanita Warry, was also barred. Conference organizers reacted by moving the event to “Jesuit headquarters just outside the Vatican,” Crux reports.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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