The Women's Ordination Conference, which campaigns for women to be allowed to become priests, said it hoped that Francis's "sense of justice extends to the women of the Church and their capacity for divine leadership".
What does WOC stand for?
WOC stands for Women's Ordination Conference (Church)
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KATE CONMY Membership Director, Women's Ordination Conference Washington, DC
For several decades after the Women's Ordination Conference was formed in the 1970s, feminists were divided into those who favored ordination now, those who favored ordination to a renewed priestly ministry, and the women-church approach of affirming the priesthood of all baptized adults without reference to ordination of anyone, male or female.
Henold exposes theological fractures, increased tensions, and confusion in the burgeoning movements and organizations by focusing on the issue of women's ordination, particularly the first Women's Ordination Conference in 1975.
Taylor Women's Ordination Conference Washington, D.
In the USA, groups such as the Women's Ordination Conference (WOC), Women's Ordination Worldwide (WOW), Call to Action, and in Canada the Catholic Network for Women's Equality, Corpus USA and Corpus Canada-an association of married ex-priests who are working for an inclusive/ renewed priesthood.
Many Roman Catholic organizations are pushing for change within the church: Call to Action, Women's Ordination Conference, and FutureChurch in the U.
From July 22-24, 2005, the second Women's Ordination Conference took place in Ottawa.