October 28, 2013

Vol.209 / No.12

October 28, 2013

Jean Molesky-PozOctober 11, 2013

The unique perspective of women preachers

Christ in the City missionaries clean up the courtyard of Seton House in Denver, July 2012. Nearly 30 missionaries from across the country moved into the former convent to begin work serving the homeless.
Karen GargamelliOctober 15, 2013

Vacant convents offer a new opportunity for service

Diana L. Hayes October 16, 2013

Our world is increasingly diverse in terms of understandings, ideas and beliefs. In what can be called a global repositioning, countries once colonized by Western powers have begun to chart their own courses. Alongside this trend, women and persons of color have worked to distinguish themselves and,

Sojourn's End: Two detained migrant women at a Border Patrol station in Imperial Beach, Calif., in April this year.
Nichole M. FloresOctober 16, 2013

Sexual harassment is an epidemic in the fields of the food we eat. On June 25, PBS and Univision debuted a documentary in the series “Frontline” entitled “Rape in the Fields.” This report exposed the hidden reality of sexual abuse of women who supply American tables with appl

Gennext: "Fe y Vida" prepares young adults with advanced pastoral and theological formation to advise parishes.
Kerry WeberOctober 16, 2013

“When a Hispanic woman wants to be up front, people don’t know how to deal with it.”

Welcome Change: A savings and internal lending group in Rwanda.
Carolyn Y. Woo October 16, 2013

Bibi is illiterate, and she expected Nisa, her 9-year-old daughter to always be illiterate, too. In the Herat province of Afghanistan where they live, there is little reason to learn to read and write. There is always other work to be done.But when an education team from Catholic Relief Services cam

Kathleen Sprows CummingsOctober 16, 2013

Kathleen Sprows Cummings on building ‘a profound theology of womanhood’ for the 21st century