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Politics & SocietyDispatches
Eduardo Campos Lima
In a region of vast distances, weak infrastructure and a relatively small number of priests, religious and laywomen like Sister Laura are the mainstay of Catholic spirituality.
FaithFaith and Reason
Pia de Solenni
Perhaps when we ask if women can be ordained, we are asking the wrong question.
Are the voices of women being heard at the highest levels of the church? Do they feel empowered—or limited by the “stain-glassed ceiling”?
Inside the Vatican
In this deep dive episode of "Inside the Vatican," host Colleen Dulle examines how things are changing for women in the Vatican.
FaithFaith in Focus
Casey Stanton
How would opening the diaconate to women embolden the church for the Gospel mission given to all of the baptized: to proclaim good news to the poor and justice for the oppressed?
The debate about whether the Catholic Church should ordain women to the diaconate often focuses on theological and historical arguments. Rarely, though, do we hear from women who themselves feel called to this ministry.