Mary McAleese bemoaned how ‘women were deliberately made invisible and programmed to stay invisible’ because of church structures that are ‘designed to create and maintain the invisibility and powerlessness of women.’
The book ties in to events and personalities of the time
How do you interpret ‘My yoke is easy and my burden light’ from the perspective of someone whose burden in a post-abuse world is overwhelmingly desolate.
A priest who, in a conflict, declares: ‘The Church is not a democracy. I am the power here’ is simply putting himself at odds with such people.