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Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
A statue of Mary giving birth to Jesus was beheaded by an anonymous group of vandals, garnering support from traditionalist Catholics who have criticized the statue's depictions.
FaithOf Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy
We are all called to serve, and sometimes, I think, Pope Francis is suggesting that discussions about ordination can distract from that. 
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis and a nine member Council of Cardinals heard presentations from women experts on the role of women in the church through the lens of canon law.
Inside the Vatican
In this episode of “Inside the Vatican,” Colleen Dulle Gerard O’Connell unpack the pope’s comments and broader highlights of the interview.
Colleen Dulle
The pope’s response surprised some who believed he was open to the possibility of ordaining women as deacons.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
A poet and a woman religious whose work often appeared in America, M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C., is known for much more than her verse. She was also a pioneer in Catholic education in the United States.