Catherine of Siena ministered to souls blighted by poverty, injustice, and disease. Her influence also reached the highest echelons of both civil and church politics in late medieval Italy
Do the qualifications for church leaders (i.e. overseers) in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9 apply only to men? Do these verses exclude women from church leadership?
Here is some background information about the Roman colony of Philippi, the apostle Paul, and his letter to the Philippian church.