Women in the Church

Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellNovember 07, 2017
The appointments are further evidence of Pope Francis’ determination to assign important positions in the Roman Curia to women.
Melissa Leo as the fearsome Reverend Mother Marie St. Claire (Sony Pictures Classics)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonNovember 01, 2017
Set in the early ’60s, “Novitiate” is yet another tale of the trauma suffered by the religious and their orders in the wake of the Second Vatican Council.
Illustration by Angelo Canta
Faith Faith in Focus
Catherine AddingtonOctober 26, 2017
To reflect upon Cornelia’s life today is inevitably to lament it.
Photo courtesy of Villanova University
Politics & Society News
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 25, 2017
The institute will be not only as a place for women to gain leadership skills, but a place all people who care about gender equity can turn for assistance
Politics & Society Podcasts
The EditorsOctober 13, 2017
Either you sit there and stare at the blood and the broken bones, and the sadness, and the grief, and the disbelief…. Or you get out there and try to figure out how to make a little difference.”
Faith Short Take
Zac DavisSeptember 14, 2017
A chainsaw-wielding sister is just the latest viral sensation.