Women in the Church

The first in her family to attend college, a student reflects with her professor on her life of struggles and growth as she prepares to graduate from Loyola Marymount University.
J.D. Long-García April 29, 2020
Catherine is a model of contemplation in action, no doubt. But for many, the biography of her life has overshadowed her writings.
Brianne Jacobs April 27, 2020
While Phyllis Zagano thoughtfully draws out the theological implications of her research, her main point is historical: There is simply no precedent on which to base the exclusion of women from the diaconate in the Catholic Church.
Ben Wilkie April 17, 2020
In his new novel, Christos Tsiolkas depicts acts of profound cruelty and sadism, but also shows the love shared among the early followers of Jesus,
Gerard O’Connell April 13, 2020
On Easter Monday, Pope Francis offered solidarity and prayers to the people of the United States and other countries hard hit by Covid-19.
An extraordinary minister of the holy Eucharist distributes Communion during Mass at Transfiguration Church in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, N.Y.  (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
This is the second commission established by Pope Francis to study the question of a women’s diaconate.