By Joshua J. McElwee for the National Catholic Reporter.
Roy Bourgeois, a longtime peace activist and priest who had come under scrutiny for his su...
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Too many Catholics face similar dilemmas frequently in their professional, ministerial, and personal lives, and choose the safe path. We have the power to validate Roy's convictions and his continued priesthood.
Father Bourgeois is a priest who is a member of the Maryknoll religious order. In 2008 he participated in the ordination of a woman conducted by a group known as the Roman Catholic Womenpriests.
Mary's gift to the world is brutally dismissed and diminished by a Church that has declared the fight for her voice, her equality and her empowerment to be a most grave crime.
What is Father Bourgeois' transgression? Did he travel the world with a pet altar boy in tow? No. He committed a truly grave sin. One the Vatican deems intolerable.
By Bruce Nolan
Religion News Service
NEW ORLEANS -- The Rev. Roy Bourgeois, the Louisiana native and peace activist who was excommunicated three year...
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