How Did Catholic Women Participate in the Rebirth of American Feminism?

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Document 1: Madeleva Wolff, "The Education of Our Young Religious Teachers," August 1949

Document 2: Katharine M Byrne, "Happy Little Wives and Mothers," 1956

Document 3: Rosemary Lauer, "Women and the Church," 1963

Document 4: Mary Daly, "Women and the Church," 1964

Document 5: Mary Peter Traxler, "After Selma Sister, You Can't Stay Home Again!" June 1965

Document 6: Sidney Callahan, The Illusion of Eve: Modern Woman's Quest for Identity 1965

Document 7: Rosemary Radford Ruether, "The Becoming of Women in Church and Society," 1967

Document 8: Mary Daly, The Church and the Second Sex, 1968

Document 9: Jeanne Barnes, "Editorial," May 1970

Document 10: Elizabeth Farians, "NOW Papers on Women and Religion," 1971-72

Document 11: National Coalition of American Nuns, "Declaration of Independence for Women," May 1972

Document 12: Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father: A Philosophy of Women's Liberation, 1973

Document 13: Rosemary Radford Ruether, "Theology By Sex," 10 November 1973

Document 14: "A Liturgy of Liberation," 13 January 1974

Document 15: Sister Mario Barron, "Women in Solidarity Panel," August 1975

Document 16: Shawn Copeland, "Women in Solidarity Panel," August 1975

Document 17: Margaret Farley, "Moral Imperatives for the Ordination of Women," 1975

Document 18: Anne Elizabeth Carr, "The Church in Process: Engendering the Future," 1975

Document 19: Margaret Ellen Traxler to A.J. O'Brien, SJ, 3 January 1977

Document 20: "WOC Welcomes Declaration," Women's Ordination Conference press release, 28 January 1977

Document 21: "Prayer Vigil - Dramatic Liturgy for Women's Ordination," Women's Ordination Conference press release, 27 February 1977

Document 22: Ann Patrick Ware, "Perplexed Thoughts Upon Leaving the Church After Mass," 25 May 1977

Document 23: Jacinta Mann, letter to Sisters of Charity Community Newsletter, c. 1977

Document 24: Sisters of Mercy of the Union Tenth General Chapter, "Our Relationship Within the Church," April 1977

Document 25: Theresa Kane, "Welcome to Pope John Paul II," 7 October 1979

Document 26: Eileen Stenzel, "The Ordination of Women: A Statement of Strategy," 1980

Document 27: Fran Ferder, "An Experience of Priesthood," 1980

Document 28: Elizabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, "To Comfort or to Challenge: Feminist Theological Reflections on the Pre-Conference Process," 1980

Document 29: Shawn Copeland, "Your Daughters Shall Prophesy," 1980

Document 30: Priscilla Ballou, "The Gospel According to Priscilla," liturgy handout, c. 1981-82

Document 31: Agnes Mary Mansour, "Position Paper on Abortion and Legislation," July 1982

Document 32: Catholics for a Free Choice, "A Diversity of Opinions Regarding Abortions Exists Among Committed Catholics," 7 October 1984

Document 33: Rosemary Radford Ruether, Women-Church: Theology and Practice of Feminist Liturgical Communities, 1985

Document 34: Mary Hunt and Frances Kissling, "The New York Times Ad: A Case Study in Religious Feminism," Spring 1987

Document 35: Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz and Yolanda Tarango, Hispanic Women: Prophetic Voice in the Church, 1992

Image 1: "We are a Royal Priesthood," 1978

Image 2: "Catholic Mass at the Women's Ordination Conference," 1978

Image 3: "Protest against the actions of church officials against Sister Agnes Mary Mansour," 1983



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