Articles
March 28, 2017

Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United States. The Pope was greeted in the City of Angels…
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NewsUSAVatican
March 9, 2017

For women, Vatican's new female advisory group 'a good start'

A new advisory group for the Pontifical Council for Culture is being hailed as the beginning of a greater representation of women in leadership at the Vatican. On March 7…
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March 9, 2017

She grew up in the art world – now she's leading the Vatican museums

Barbara Jatta, the newest director of the Vatican museums, and the first woman to hold the position, said that working with art was a natural path for her to follow…
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Articles
February 27, 2017

Is the Catholic Church anti-woman? Two feminist scholars debate

For Erika Bachiochi, the Catholic Church has been able to offer a genuine pro-woman theology which not only safeguards and protects her stance as a feminist, but also enhances her…
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Articles
December 28, 2016

We've all got it wrong about women in the Catholic Church

When it comes to talking about women and their role in the Church, discussion tends to focus almost exclusively on getting ordained or being placed in high ranking, decision making…
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Articles
October 16, 2015

Here are what your teenage Catholic daughter needs and thinks

“Does death mean that everything is just black?” “I think about what death is like sometimes time before I go to sleep.” “What is heaven actually like?” I teach girls.…
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NewsUSA
October 16, 2015

Men and women are complementary – but what does that look like in practice?

The idea that men and women are different and complementary has been part of the Catholic Church from its beginning. But what exactly does this mean for the Church today?…
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NewsVatican
October 7, 2015

Women hope their voices are heard at bishops’ family synod

VATICAN CITY — Women don’t have a vote at the meeting of 270 Catholic bishops on family issues that began this week, but they hope their voices will be heard.…
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NewsVatican
October 7, 2015

Canadian archbishop: Let’s allow women to be deacons

Canadian Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau, Quebec, said the synod should reflect on the possibility of allowing for female deacons as it seeks ways to open up more opportunities for…
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Middle East - AfricaNews
September 2, 2015

Why women are needed to help end violence in Africa

Women are the key to reconciliation in both the family and society. This was the message given to women from nearly twenty countries across Africa who convened this week in…
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