NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 25, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
(Boston, Massachusetts) Move among feminist Christians to radically alter church in US examined; Episcopal priest Margaret Rose mentioned, shown. No. women enrolled in Harvard's divinity school cited. [Prof. Elizabeth FIORENZA - believes movement is more radical than Reformation; explains.] Change in semantics of scripture cited as example of movement's efforts. [Sister Theresa KANE - calls for Catholic Church to respond to women.] Current role of women in Catholic Church described. [ROSE - feels role-oriented language of religion establishes dependency; hopes feminist movement will inject justice in church system.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy