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Women Erased: The Historical Development of Complementarity

Professor Mary Anne Case joins FutureChurch for this “Women Erased” presentation, which focuses on the historical development of Complementarity and the Marian and Petrine principles.

In a recent interview with America Magazine, Pope Francis reaffirmed the church’s embrace of complementarity’s constructs — the Marian and Petrine principles — for organizing ecclesial life, ministry, and governance.   The language and framework he cites is a rather recent invention in the history of the Catholic Church.  Professor Case offers an overview of the history, timeline, as well as the nuances of papal thought on the topic.

Professor Mary Anne Case is the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

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