Possible reforms of RC Church

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At the Annual OCN lecture entitled "Reform of the Roman Catholic Church - is it possible?" Fr Brian Lennon SJ on 28 September 2013 in Taney Parish Centre concluded his talk with the following suggestions:

1. Limit terms for cardinals to 5 or 10 years

2. Lift the ban on lay people as cardinals

3. Make the majority of cardinals women

4. Provide structures and staff for the College of Bishops

5. Abolish Canon 129 (which restricts governance to the ordained)

6. Hold more local synods

7. Empower lay people

8. Bring back priests who married - as Anglican married priests are already accepted