Jennifer Sleeman, 80, asked people to support a one-day boycott of Sunday Mass because of what she believes is the church’s unfair treatment of women. Mrs Sleeman — who lives in Clonakilty, County Cork — said the church had effectively been treating women as second class citizens.

Pray Tell enjoys reporting on news,especially when there’s some drama and interest to it, but that doesn’t mean we agree with everything we tell you about. For the record, your blog moderator will be going to Mass on September 26.

UPDATE 8-20-10: Irish Catholic has a response here.