These people believe in the profound importance of the reform of our Church and have given their support and lent their name and credibility to our movement.
Director Faith and Praxis FCJ, Organizational Analyst.
Bob Betterton: (now deceased)
Founder of Accelerating Catholic Church Reform
Professor emeritus of theology, Emory University.
Media producer for the For Christ’s Sake petition, Australia.
Founder of School of Americas Watch and advocate for the Ordination of Women.
Spokesperson, We are Church Ireland, and Coordinator NGO peace Alliance.
Former president Canon Law Society of America
Donald Cozzens: (now deceased)
Writer-in-residence, John Carroll University
William V. D’Antonio:
Professor of sociology, Catholic Univ of America
Former Franciscan, news producer, San Diego, California
John A. Dick:
Historical theologian, Louvain Univ; VP Assoc. for the Rights of Catholics in the Church
Theologian and deacon
Retired Benedictine, founding member of CORPUS
Patrick B. Edgar:
President, Association for the Rights of Catholics in the Church
Catholic journalist, former managing editor ucanews.com in Bangkok-Thailand, Former member of the Society of Jesus, Calcutta Jesuit Province
Retired parish administrator, Memphis Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Redemptorist priest and advocate for Biblical justice living.
Freelance writer and consultant; former director of Catholics Speak Out
William Coughlin Hunt:
Peritus (expert) of Vatican II, former professor of theology
Eugene Kennedy: (now deceased)
Author, former priest, and journalist with Catholic reformation Society of Kerala, Palai in India
Hans Kung: (now deceased)
Priest, theologian, and author; president of the Foundation for a Global Ethic
Member of the Spanish Movements: Corriente Somos Iglesia and Redes Cristianas.
Mary John Mananzan:
Executive Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies; member of the Admin. Council of Generals and Prioresses of the Benedictine Order, Philippines
Emeritus professor earth sciences, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Professor of theology emeritus at College of the Holy Cross and Univ. of Dayton
Author of Elect our Bishops; emeritus professor theology, Fordham Univ
Married priest, college professor and author
Former nun, co-founded the northern New Jersey chapter of Voice of the Faithful
Retired judge, First Appellate District in San Francisco; an early member Voice of the Faithful
Doctor in theology, member of the Living Faiths Commission of the Victorian Council of Churches, President of the Goulburn Valley Regional Council of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, co-founder of Catholics for Ministry, Australia.
Professor emerita of Bible and Religious Thought; Commander, US Coast Guard
Gaston Roberge, S.J.:
Theologian, film scholar, and author, founder of Chitrabani, the only independent film library in Kolkata, India.
Dr. Karl Rodig:
Bishop, the International Ecumenical Catholic Church of Christ.
Priest, educator in China
Canadian educator and writer; author of Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism
Ingrid H. Shafer:
Professor emerita of philosophy and religion, Univ. of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Richard Sipe: (now deceased)
Former Benedictine monk-priest; author of Celibacy, Sex, & Catholic Church
Coordinator, Pax Christi in Maine
Professor of theology, Temple Univ; founder Assoc. for the Rights of Catholics in the Church
José María Vigil:
CMF, a Spanish liberation theologian from Panama, member of the Association of Third World Theologians, member of the Congregation of Claretian Missionaries.
Benedictine Sister, author and lecturer; co-chair Global Peace Initiative of Women
Council for Justice and Peace, rep for Japan
Author & lecturer; former nun and Religious Ed Director; M.A. in theology; talk show host