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  • This woman is proudly at work on ‘A Day Without Women’

    • Mar 7, 2017

    The challenge for any “women’s movement” is to represent all women, and that’s the problem with today’s “A Day Without Women.” Not only does it ignore women who don’t support abortion, but it glosses over the experience of millions of women in the developing world who can’t afford to postpone their responsibilities.

  • Women working in and around the Vatican face a mixed bag

    Women working in and around the Vatican face a mixed bag

    • Mar 7, 2017

    On the UN-sponsored International Women’s Day, a round-up of opinion about working in or around the Vatican suggests it’s a mixed bag for women. Yes, there are multiple challenges, but there are also advantages, including a great maternity plan for working women with children.

  • World needs women, not for what they do, but who they are, pope says

    World needs women, not for what they do, but who they are, pope says

    • Feb 10, 2017

    Men and women “are not the same, one is not superior to the other, no,” Pope Francis said at at his early morning Mass. “It’s just that men do not bring harmony. She is the one who brings that harmony that teaches us to caress, to love with tenderness and who makes the world something beautiful.”

  • In the debate over abortion, let’s talk to the poor

    In the debate over abortion, let’s talk to the poor

    • Jan 26, 2017

    An honest assessment of the situation of women most likely to have an abortion today easily reveals that there’s more to it than simply pro-life vs. pro-choice. For example, data from scholars on both sides of the political sphere assert that children born in single-parent homes are more like to suffer physically, emotionally, educationally, and economically than their peers born to their married mom and dad.

  • Never underestimate the courage and wisdom of women, pope says

    Never underestimate the courage and wisdom of women, pope says

    • Jan 25, 2017

    “Women are more courageous than men,” Pope Francis told an applauding crowd on January 25 during his weekly general audience. The pope added that the advice of courageous women should always be heeded and embraced and quoted the heroine Judith as an example of trusting God amidst turmoil.

  • Role of women a priority for Irish bishops during Vatican talks

    Role of women a priority for Irish bishops during Vatican talks

    • Jan 24, 2017

    The role women in the Church today stood front and center of the ad limina visits, where many Irish prelates gathered in Rome to meet with the pope. Bishop Brendan Leahy said that the Holy Spirit is “saying something” to us about the future of women in the Church and in our society.