Women's Issues

Pilgrims hold candles and pray while maintaining social distancing at the Marian shrine of Fatima in central Portugal Oct. 12, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Pedro Nunes, Reuters)
Ricardo da Silva, S.J. October 19, 2020
Catholic women theologians said that they were tired of hearing words promoting women in the church without accompanying actions that place women in the clear leadership roles.
Cynthia-Marie Marmo O'Brien October 16, 2020
Sarah Ramey in her new book: "My case went unsolved for fourteen years because no one would listen to me and the reason they would not listen to me is because I am a woman.”
Jane Sloan Peters October 14, 2020
As I watch Amy Coney Barrett’s resilience and composure during the confirmation hearings, I wonder if I, too, could live a bit louder as the woman I am.
Molly Cahill October 02, 2020
We meet Gloria the journalist, world-traveler, daughter, friend and reluctant spokeswoman of the feminist movement.
Pope Francis said that when it comes to treating patients, especially women, doctors and medical institutions should place their care above financial gain.
Eduardo Campos Lima August 19, 2020
The trafficking of women in Latin America has increased with the Covid-19 pandemic, according to church activists.