Bridget Mary Meehan is one of five American women ordained bishops as part of a Catholic reform initiative called the Roman Catholic Womenpriests. She became a womanbishop in 2009 and serves in Florida and Virginia.
Oh yeah, like that's gonna work. It's like those upstart Negroes who figured that sitting at a Woolworth's lunch counter was going to change anything. Nobody went to a Woolworth's
Or that silly woman, what's her name? yeah, people really cared if you took a seat away on a bus from a piece of white trash.
The idea that women seeking to spread the message of God somehow defiles the Eucharist reveals an antiquated, backward church that still views women as unclean and unholy," said Erin Saiz Hanna, executive director of the Women's Ordination Conference, a U.S.-based organization that works to ordain women as priests, deacons and bishops.
They can do their spreading as nuns. They don't have to aspire to roles that they are unsuited for. Next thing you know, they'll be wanting to hear about me boinking Rosemary or getting drunk or cussing. When will this insanity end?