Women's Issues

Faith jesuitical
Olga SeguraAugust 04, 2017
This week we talk with Kara Eschbach, the founder and editor in chief of Verily Magazine.
DeaconChat highlights women who have “considered a call to the diaconate to share that discernment with the wider church.” Screenshot from Catholicwomendeacons.org
Faith News
Their actions of several Catholic groups follow the appointment of a panel of experts set up by Pope Francis to consider the controversial question.
Pope Francis and Patti Gallagher Mansfield, a participant in the 1967 Pittsburgh retreat that marked the beginning of the Charismatic renewal, pray during a Pentecost vigil marking the 50th anniversary of the Catholic charismatic renewal at the Circus Maximus in Rome on June 3. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
"Women are fully entitled to actively take part in all settings, and their rights must be affirmed and protected," the pope said.
Gal Gadot in "Wonder Woman" (CNS photo/Warner Bros.)
Arts & Culture Film
Meghan J. ClarkJune 06, 2017
Wonder Woman finds hope and beauty in humanity despite the darkness that looms beneath.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 04, 2017
As necessary as opposition to abortion and funding for it are, they are not sufficient pro-life goals, especially when achieving them eliminates support for other programs that support maternal health.
Faith Vantage Point
Katharine M. ByrneApril 28, 2017
Writing in 1956, Katherine M. Byrne called for a more realistic account of the experiences of mothers in this honest, humorous and hopeful piece. As we celebrate Mother’s Day, we are happy to share it with you again.