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  • Vatican women’s council hopes to be ‘electric shock’ for global Church

    Vatican women’s council hopes to be ‘electric shock’ for global Church

    The female advisory board of the Pontifical Council for Culture has big plans: By sending an “electric shock” within the Church, it hopes to spark thousands of similar councils around the globe in search of solutions that go beyond women priests.

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  • Pope Francis has shown he’s not afraid of women with power

    Pope Francis has shown he’s not afraid of women with power

    When Pope Francis meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday, some may be struck by the irony of the world’s most powerful woman side-by-side with the head of a Church sometimes seen as male-dominated. Yet for Francis himself, dealing with powerful women is nothing new, from his experience in Argentina to his time as pope.

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  • What happens when women pray?

    What happens when women pray?

    The vocation of Catholic womanhood can be fully realized only through prayer. A new book shows how different women use the Eucharist, Mary, Saints, and the Rosary to help form their prayer life; keeping in mind the words of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen: “To a great extent the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood.”

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