- Apr 14, 2021
A prominent Italian prolife activist has spoken out about the story of Lara Lugli, a volleyball player being sued by her club for an unplanned pregnancy, saying the case is emblematic of a societal disregard for women, particularly those who are mothers.
Several prominent Vatican personalities marked International Women’s Day by celebrating the contribution a feminine touch can bring to their work and calling for more space to be created for laypeople in general within the ranks of the Roman Curia.
Across Mexico, including in the capital Mexico City, protestors attacked Catholic cathedrals, mostly by throwing paint on the churches, but some attacks incendiary devices, including Molotov cocktails.
A new report released March 6 just two days before International Women’s Day stresses the urgency of making sure refugee girls and young women receive an education.
On Friday’s celebration of International Women’s Day, several of the Vatican’s highest-ranking women praised Pope Francis for the steps he has taken to include more women in leadership roles.
Engaging in any form of anti-Semitism is a direct contradiction with the Christian faith, Pope Francis said.
Spreading the Gospel in a place where hate or love are doled out based on tribal membership is a hard task but, since 2008, Sister Orla Treacy of the Irish Loreto Sisters has risen to the occasion. On March 7, the day before International Women’s Day, she was recognized again for her efforts.
Catholic women at the Voice of Faith conference are the first to say that they are angry, but not enough to leave the Church.