Vatican City, Feb 1, 2022 / 09:30 am
Pope Francis told religious sisters’ to fight back when they are treated unfairly or “reduced to servitude” by men of the Church.
“I encourage all consecrated women to discern and choose what is best for their mission in the face of the world’s challenges that we’re experiencing,” Pope Francis said in a video message on Feb. 1.
“I invite them to fight when, in some cases, they are treated unfairly, even within the Church; when they serve so much that they are reduced to servitude —at times, by men of the Church,” the pope said.
Pope Francis has asked Catholics to pray in a particular way in the month of February for religious sisters and consecrated women.