Pope Francis has said that women should have the same rights as men in the workforce. Soccer player Megan Rapinoe, right, has testified in front of Congress for equal pay for women (photo: CNS/AP/America).
Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
For modern interpreters of Catholic social teaching, there is little question that women deserve equal pay. It has not always been so.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Serena Sigillito
A more welcoming society for babies, children and families must work on many levels. Catholics should be leading that charge.
FaithFaith in Focus
Alyson Rockhold
Praying to God as a mother deepened my understanding of the divine.
FaithFaith in Focus
Kaya Oakes
Discovering that a pivotal figure like Esther, who saves her people from death, also happens to be childless, can help us understand that childlessness in Scripture cannot be understood only as a curse.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Serena Sigillito
Even within the United States, the Catholic Church encompasses countless subcultures, which send very different messages to young women about femininity, family life, marriage and careers.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
‘Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close’ by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman offers a defense of sacrificial friendship.