Pope says we need more female theologians

(ANSA) – ROME, 24 November – Pope Francis said Thursday that the Catholic Church needs more female theologians.

In an audience at the International Theological Commission, Francis said women could give theology a “different flavor.”

After thanking and congratulating the members for their work, Francis suggested that it would be important to increase the number of women. [theologians]Not because it is fashionable, but because women can bring a different intellectual perspective to theology, making it “deeper and more flavorful” (ANSA).

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