2014 Conference

VOTF 2014 Assembly Workshop: Focus on Female Voices

Pope Francis insists that women cannot be ordained, and instead of speaking about a “theology of humans” calls for developing a “theology of women.” Can women hope for equal opportunity in ministry from a male hierarchy trapped in a patriarchal mindset?

2014 Assembly Will Feature Workshop on “Priestless Parishes: There IS An Answer”

You have a baptismal right to the Eucharist. Yet, mandatory celibacy limits the priesthood and reduces the availability of the Eucharist. Bishops prefer to close parish communities rather than open the priesthood. How did we get into this sad situation? And how do we open the doors again to a priesthood embracing the celibate and the married?

Movement of Catholics Motivated by Clergy Sexual Abuse Scandal Gathers for 2014 Assembly in Harford, April 5

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 – Voice of the Faithful®, a movement of Catholics started in 2002 at the height of the Boston, Mass., clergy sexual abuse scandal, held its “2014 Assembly: Turning Talk into Action” on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford.

John L. Allen, Jr. at VOTF 2014 Assembly

Voice of the Faithful 2014 Assembly Turned Talk into Action

Our 2014 Assembly turned talk into action. This historical event took place on Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut.