18Oct One man, one vote; One woman, no vote ….. ?

An interesting report is carried in the National Catholic Reporter on who has voting rights at the Synod on youth.
It's hard to believe no woman has the right to vote at the Synod on the 100th anniversary of the beginning of women achieving their right to vote in this part of the world.

18Oct Papal Visit – What people think

Dr Gladys Ganiel, Research Fellow, Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast commissioned a survey about the recent papal visit. The results have been released and are informative.
"For practicing Catholics, 39% said the main reason as to why they did not attend any of the events was because the travel/walk was too difficult, 22% said they were not interested and 18% said they disagreed with how the Church has handled abuse."

Only 1% of those who did not attend any event put the reason down to the weather!

18Oct 18 October. St Luke, Evangelist. Feast

St Luke, Evangelist. Feast

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