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Updated dicastery statutes promote feminine genius and role of women in Church

VATICAN CITY (CNS): “The dicastery works to deepen the reflection on the relationship between men and women in their respective specificity, reciprocity, complementarity and equal dignity,” say the new statutes of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.
 
They say that in “valuing the feminine ‘genius,’ (the dicastery) offers a contribution to ecclesial reflection on the identity and mission of women in the Church and in society, promoting their participation.”
 

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