Nuns empowered to speak out against abuse
Among the #MeToo zeitgeist are a group of nuns who are raising their voices – empowered by other women who have spoken out about abuse.
Amid the Pope’s historic anti-abuse summit earlier this month, the #NunsToo movement gathered steam, with Pope Francis speaking about the abuse of power and manipulation that took place in these instances.
It followed a meeting held in November by a group of women theologians sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse at the hands of male clerics, and denouncing the patriarchy of the Catholic hierarchy.
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