“Pink Smoke Over the Vatican” highlights the women priest movement

On September 18th, the Women’s Ordination Conference had the first showing of the one-hour documentary “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” a one-hour documentary on the women priest movement:

‘Pink smoke’ portrays growth of women’s ordination movement

Women’s Ordination Conference celebrating its 35th anniversary

From the National Catholic Reporter

The Pope told the Scottish people in his homily at Bellahouston Park on Sept. 16, that “Just as the Eucharist makes the Church, so the priesthood is central to the life of the Church.”

That same week, the Women’s Ordination Conference (WOC) celebrated its 35th anniversary — 35 years of witnessing to the Church that there is no need for ordinations to be declining worldwide because there is no shortage of vocations to the priesthood among women.

As part of its anniversary celebration in Chicago on Sept. 18, 2010, WOC had the first public showing of “Pink Smoke Over the Vatican,” a one-hour documentary on the women priest movement made by Jules Hart for her company, Eyegoddess Films.

Hart, who is not Catholic, said she was moved to make this film after she met some of the women priests and their supporters because “it is not every day that you meet people who give up everything for what they believe in.”

Pink Smoke features interviews with some of the women who claim to have been ordained in the same line of apostolic succession that male priests and bishops also claim . . .

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