Women's Issues

Faith jesuitical
Olga SeguraOctober 13, 2017
This week, we interview Claire Swinarski, host of "The Catholic Feminist Podcast."
Faith jesuitical
Olga SeguraOctober 13, 2017
This week, we interview Claire Swinarski, host of “The Catholic Feminist Podcast.”
A Palestinian woman harvests wheat by hand on a farm near Salfit, West Bank, in 2016. Education is essential in enabling women in every country "to become dignified agents of their own development," said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican's permanent observer to the United Nations Oct. 6 at U.N. headquarters in New York. (CNS photo/Alaa Badrneh, EPA) 
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceOctober 10, 2017
Conditions in many parts of the world force women and girls to bear the burden of carrying out everyday chores for their families and communities, keeping many of them from getting even a basic education, the Vatican's U.N. nuncio said Oct. 6.
Refugee women in Cairo participate in a sewing and knitting class in early November, 2013. The class was sponsored by St. Andrew's Refugee Services, which is supported by Catholic Relief Services. (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey) (Jan. 2, 2014)
Politics & Society News
The archbishop explained that women are "too often undervalued" and vulnerable to discrimination, not only when they are part of an ethnic, religious or linguistic minority, but for simply being women.
Government officials joined Catholics and other citizens from across the country at a march against human trafficking on Aug. 26. (photo by Bishop José Luis Ponce de Leon)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Russell Pollitt, S.J.September 06, 2017
Swaziland's police commissioner praised the Diocese of Manzini and Bishop José Luis Ponce de Leon for organizing marches to help in "the fight against crime."
Faith jesuitical
Olga SeguraAugust 04, 2017
This week we talk with Kara Eschbach, the founder and editor in chief of Verily Magazine.