Links to other sites
Below are links to other sites that may be of interest to FutureChurch members and to the larger Catholic community.
Please keep in mind that when you select one of these links, you will be leaving the official FutureChurch website. We cannot be held responsible for the content of the websites listed below.
The African Experience of God Through the Eyes of an Akan Woman By Mercy Amba Oduyoye, an African woman theologian
Association for the Rights of Catholics in the Church National association of lay, religious and ordained Catholics who are working to change the governance structure of the church to reflect Vatican II. Also maintains a referral service of canon lawyers to help with due process issues
BishopAccountability.org is a Boston-based research organization that is dedicated to documenting the Church crises and aims to facilitate the accountability of the U.S. bishops under civil, criminal, and canon law.
Call to Action Organized after US Bishops sponsored the original "Call to Action" gathering in 1976 in Detriot, this organization of over 18,000 has been advocating for justice in the church society for over twenty years. A "cousin" of FutureChurch, and co-sponsor of our national dialogue efforts
Canon Law Society of America Great resources for current pastoral ministry issues
Catholic Network for Women's Equality Canadian group which is designed to enable women to name their giftedness and from that awareness to effect structural change in the Church that reflects the mutuality and coresponsibility of women and men within that church.
Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate Best link for U.S. and worldwide statistics about the priest shortage
Christian + Feminist A collection of articles, reviews, bibliographies, directories and historical sources, dedicated to the proposition that faith and feminism are not mutually exclusive
CORPUS National association for an inclusive priesthood which, rooted in a strong eucharistic commitment, promotes an expanded and renewed priesthood of married and single men and women in the Catholic Church
Culture of Conversation Leaders (women, men, lay, religious, clergy) of diverse Catholic organizations who are calling for a Culture of Conversation to transform the culture of silence that prevails in our Church
Dictionary of Feminist Theologies Contributions from many feminist theologians
Dignity/USA Organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Catholics
International Movement for We Are Church Worldwide movement calling for a more loving, democratic and generous Church
Iona Press A progressive Catholic bookstore with a focus on feminist books and music. Most books 21-30% off list price. Your internet home for spirituality/social justice resources
Mary's Pence A Catholic organization that provides an opportunity for men and women to direct a church donation to women's ministries
National Association of Church Personnel Administrators Resources for conflict resolution and determining a just wage
National Association for Lay Ministry Professional organization that supports, educates and advocates for lay ministers and promotes the development of lay ministers in the Catholic Church
National Catholic Reporter The only independent, lay-owned national Catholic newspaper. Provides progressive perspectives on current church issues
National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women and Youth Good resource for current issues and for establishing women's commissions in your diocese
One Catholic Voice for Action As ONE CATHOLIC VOICE, we proclaim and commit to form loving, welcoming, inclusive, nurturing, empowering, supportive, sustainable, and life-giving faith communities, respectful of all persons, guided by the Holy Spirit, where our individual and collective voices are encouraged and heard.
Sisters of St. Joseph of LaGrange Features artwork and greeting cards produced by the Sisters of St. Joseph of LaGrange
Sistersite A cyberplace for women religious and their friends
Spirited Lay Action Movement We are a lay-based 501 (c)(3) Not-for-Profit Corporation that is dedicated to gaining full disclosure, accountability and transparency in all financial, liturgical and spiritual programs involving the Archdiocese of Miami.
The Tablet A Roman Catholic weekly newspaper reporting on news from within the U.K. and around the world
Witness An ecumenical
organization working to bring women into fuller
leadership in the church
Women-Related Religion/Spirituality Discussion Lists Various discussion lists
Conference Official site of U.S. Women's Ordination
Very comprehensive site containing all church
documents on women's ordination, women in the diaconate as well as counter
arguments from theologians and scholars. Available in five languages