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Author Title Source
Dr Marcella M.
On not Looking like Christ … Catholic Women’s Ordination July/August 2000
300 parish priests
in Austria
….openly refusing to comply with the Church’s lack of reform. They call for
‘disobedience’ in seven key areas.
Gregory Baum The Credibility of the Church Today from The Credibility of the Church, Burns & Oates Limited, 1968
Belgian Catholic theologians What Are You Still Doing in This Church? La Libre Belgique, April 21, 2009 (English translation)
Pope Benedict XVI Incredible ‘Infallibility’ Claim Pope Benedict’s note to Cardinal Re, 2009
Angela Berlis Catholic of Course Talk given at an GOP Congress in Utrecht, 2010
Archbishop Róbert Bezák of Trnava The Vatican dismisses another Bishop without due process Sme, SITA
Fr Harry Bohan Irish Church must “change or die” The Irish Catholic, February, 2010
Roger de Borger Open Letter to Pope Benedict XVI Honorary Secretary General of the Belgian federal government
Kari Elisabeth Børresen Religion Confronting Women’s Human Rights: The Case of Roman Catholicism Ch.24 in Facilitating Freedom of Religion or Belief, ed. Tore Lindholm e.a., Derk Book, the Hague, 2001.
Roy Bourgeois Second Canonical Warning. Letter from his Superior General, 2011
Roy Bourgeois Letter in response to his Second
Canonical Warning
Letter to his Superior General and his community, 2011
Roy Bourgeois My Journey from Silence to Solidarity Personal statement, 2012
Henri Boulad, S.J. S.O.S. for Today’s Church
A Personal Letter to Pope Benedict XVI
Veronica Brady ‘The God of Small Things’:
God, Women and the Question of Power
Basic newsletter, 2000
Hubert and Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhan Letter to Pope Benedict XVI The Tablet June 2012
Peter Burns Women’s Ordination and Infallible
Teaching, An Inquiry.
Was the Teaching Infallible?
BASIC Newsletter, 1997.
Brendan Callaghan Safe Church – Lessons from the Child Abuse Events and How They have been Handled Living Theology 2011, Keynote speech
James Carroll Manditory celibacy at the heart of what’s wrong National Catholic Reporter
Joe Cecil Public Petition to the Bishops for Women Priests 2003
Joan Chittister A Pope the Laity Want The National Catholic Reporter (1999)
John Chuchman I am Catholic New Catholic Times, June 2010
Mary Coloe Women were there at the Last Supper, they were therefore at the first altar June 2011
Paul Collins Papal Power Harper Collins 1997
Mary Condren Latest Vatican document is final straw for women The Irish Times, July, 2010.
Dr Luca Badini
Democracy in the Christian Church (chapter 6 only online) Review by Professor John Sullivan, Liverpool Hope University, August 2012
Yves Congar Quotation from Yves Congar  Jean Puyo Interroge le Pere Congar, Paris: Centurion, 1975, pp. 209-210
Joseph M. Connors Synod1974: Success or Failure? America, November 30, 1974
Council of Constance “An ecumenical council is superior to the pope in matters of faith and governance” 1414-1418
Charles E. Curran ‘We cannot put our heads in the sand’ National Catholic Reporter, Sept. 2010
Dirkje Donders The Tenacious Voice of Women, Rie Vendrik and the Pontifical Commission On Women in Society and in the Church
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan The Church and Accountability Catholic New York, 8 September 2012
Dowling Dowling Criticises Leadership of Church James Roberts, The Tablet, July 2010
Duignan Press Conference to Police Station: a Journey to Rome with Fr Roy Bourgeois Report by Miriam Duignan
Mgr John Egan Use the Gifts God Gives.
‘I look at my Church and tremble’
National Catholic Reporter, June, 2001
Sean Fagan What Happened to Sin? The Columba Press, 2008
Maureen Gaffney All change – how Ireland turned its back on dogma The Irish Times, September, 2010
Jeannine Gramick The Place of Silencing in the Teaching
of the Church
Presentation delivered at Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 16, 2000
Herbert Haag Preface : An Unresolved Enquiry9 From Infallible by Hans Küng 1989 edition
Bernard Haering A Letter to the Pope. ‘The magisterium has
become a battle-cry of intransigent people’.
The Tablet, June 1990
Hermann Haering The Torch of Renewal : The snare has been broken , and we have escaped (Psalm 124.7) GOP Congress in Utrecht, October 2010
Bishop John Heaps A Love that Dares to Question, Published by Canterbury Press, 2001. pp. 35-38.
Bernard Hoose (ed.) Authority in the Roman Catholic Church. Theory & Practice. (book) Ashgate 2002
Cardinal Basil Hume The Council stressed papal primacy and collegiality The Catholic Herald, July 1999
Peter Hünermann Assessment of ‘Ordinatio Sacerdotalis’ Frauen Ordination, pp. 145-146.
Pope Innocent III Rejection of the Magna Carta Etsi Karissimus in Christo, 1215
Michael Keane The Call of Conscience. The dilemma of the Christian in a totalitarian church BASIC Newsletter, Spring 2003
James Kottoor Just Follow Jesus!
Forget Priesthood, no Biblical Base!
Hans Küng Women’s Ordination and Infallibility, The Tablet, 1995
Hans Küng Kung urges peaceful revolution against Roman absolutism at ACC conference National Catholic Reporter Online, Jun. 2011
Tom Kyle Accountability – Why is it Important? Adapted from Catholicism at the Crossroads, Paul Lakeland, Continuum, NY, 2007
Nicholas Lash Confusion over infallibility . (For background
information see Benedict XVI above)
Letter in The Tablet June 2012
Nicholas Lash On Not Inventing Doctrine. Letter in The Tablet, December 1995
Bishop Raymond A. Lucker Shedding Light on Church Teachings The American Catholic January/February 2001 issue
Marie-Thérèse van Lunen Chénu and Louise Wentholt The Status of Women in the Code of Canon Law and in the United Nations Convention Praxis juridique et religion 1 (1984) pp. 7-18.
Fr. Camilo Macisse Violence in the Church, The Tablet, November, 2003
Maguire The Church is a Democracy The Tablet, November, 2003
John Mahoney S.J. The Impact of Humanae Vitae
from The Making of Moral Theology,
A Study of the Roman Catholic Tradition
The Martin D’Arcy Memorial Lectures 1981-2
published by the Clarendon Press. Oxford (1989)
Stephen Mason Authority vs control? – a comment in a personal email to Housetop, 2012
Joseph Mattam SJ Being Church in Asia:
New Evangelization and Challenges
Asian Conference on New Evangelization,Sept. 2012, Pune
Joseph Mattam SJ Clergy-Laity divide in the Church New Leader, (Chennai, India,) July 2012
Richard McBrien Bishops and the Pope National Catholic Reporter, June 2011
Muzzling the Theologians The Tablet, March 1999
Richard McCormick Theologians and the Magisterium From Corrective Vision, Explorations in Moral Theology, Sheed & Ward, 1994, Chapter 7.
Charles McMahon The Case for Electing Catholic Bishops October 11, 2006
Charles McMahon On the Role of Women in the
Roman Catholic Church
November, 2006
John Merrigan Infallibility?! On what grounds?!
(For background information
see Benedict XVI above)
Letter in the Tablet, June 2012
Dr. Aaron Milavec Reflections on the Sexual Abuse of Minors by Priests
Dr. Aaron Milavec Papal Absolutism of Paul VI Relative to Indulgences, Priestly Celibacy and Birth control
Bishop William Morris Pope Benedict removes a Bishop for speaking about women’s ordination 2011
Bishop William Morris Pastoral Letter of Bishop William M Morris, Bishop of Toowoomba, Australia 2011
Nelson H Minnich The voice of theologians in general councils from Pisa to Trent Theological Studies vol. 59, 1998
Klaus Nientiedt ‘How Binding? “Ordinatiosacerdotalis” unleashes debate on the Magisterium’ Herder Korrespondenz, 1996
(English translation)
Joseph F. O’Callaghan Why Not Elect Our Bishops? Published by the American Catholic Council
Jospeh S. O’Leary Integrity The Furrow, August 1985.
Ladislas Örsy ‘Infallibility Explored’ – Professor Örsy replies Céide (Ireland), 1999
Ladislas Örsy The Church: Learning & Teaching Michael Glazier, 1987
Fr Owen O’Sullivan Where are the Priest-Prophets? The Furrow, 2003
Cardinal Jose da Cruz Policarpo Lisbon Cardinal Speaks out
on Women Priests
Taken from 28th June 2011
Pope Francis We Received Acknowledement from the Pope Written by Angelo Becciu, Secretariat of State First Section General Affairs
Emeritus Archbishop John R. Quinn Governance in the Legacy of
Vatican Council II
 National Catholic Reporter 11th March 2013I  National Catholic Reporter 11th March 2013
Joseph Ratzinger Infallibility Explored Céide (Ireland), 1999
Bishop Geoffrey Robinson Bishop: Total re-examination of
Catholic faith, culture needed
National Catholic Reporter. March 2012
Bishop Geoffrey Robinson Two Reports of Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson’s U.S. Tour CN Catholic News, June 2008
Aruna Rodrigues A Wounded Body of Christ –
Is There ‘Life’ Without Women?
Pastor Joseph Rodrigues Understanding Biblical Authority Explore Your Faith Teaching Series – Explo-15 (?2006)
Virginia Saldanha A Vision of the Church for the Future Asian Horizons, September 2015
A.W. Richard Sipe Scandal vs. crisis; PR vs. raw data National Catholic Reporter, July 2010
Der Spiegel The Final Battles of Pope Benedict XVI Der Spiegel 15th June 2012
David Stagaman SJ Piet Fransen’s Research on Fides et Mores Theological Studies, 64, 2003, pp. 69-77
Bishop Reinholdt Stecher Deficiencies of the Church’s present Leadership The Tablet, 1998
English translation
Edward Stourton (BBC) The history of Humanae Vitae
Francis Sullivan Guideposts from Catholic tradition.
Infallibility doctrine invoked in statement
against ordination by Congregation
for the Doctrine of the Faith
The Tablet, 1995
Francis Sullivan Recent theological observations on
magisterial documents and public dissent
Theological Studies, 1997
Professor Dr Leonard Swidler Professor Dr Leonard Swidler outlines the areas in which the Catholic Church should adopt democratic principles See video online
Trent Launches World Revolution
in Theology
National Catholic Reporter ( )Sept. 2010
Marie Louise Uhr Obedience a Questionable Virtue St. Mark’s Review, 1998
Marie Louise Uhr Admission of Women to the Priesthood
Barriers and Boundaries
Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr For the 20th Anniversary of
the installation of John Paul II
Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Opening of first national gathering Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Papal Obituary Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr The Church and the Media Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Shifting Domestic Images of Church Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Speaking Out – the role of OCW Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Staying faithful through dissent Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr The Church and the Media – Lecture
given at Uni House
Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Janet Uhr The participation of Women in the
Catholic Church in Australia
Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr The Portrayal of Women in the Lectionary Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Women and the Church – a case of discrimination Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Women speak out – Catholic Voice Oct 1988 Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
Marie Louise Uhr Working for Women’s Ordination Uhr archive in National Library of Australia
John Wijngaards Christ’s Idea of Authority Available to purchase online
John Wijngaards Spiritual Leadership and Self Reliance
John Wijngaards We need a Pope able to think, willing to learn National Catholic Reporter, March 2013
John Wijngaards Women Bishops? Views in the Roman
Catholic Church, Official and Otherwise,
Peter Wilkinson The Wilkinson Report, on the shortage of priests the Catholic Church is facing in Australia. First published at www.catholica, March 2011
Robert Lee Williams Bishops Lists, chapter 3 New Testament. Gorgias Press, 2005
Susan Wood The Sacramentality of Episcopal Consecration Theological Studies, 51, no.3, 1990
Alain Woodrow Free speech in the Church The Tablet, June 1998
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