Women's Issues

In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mr. Epstein pled guilty in 2008 for soliciting a minor for prostitution and now faces new charges in New York of sex trafficking. (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
Simcha Fisher July 12, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein is accused of buying and selling young girls, writes Simcha Fisher, and games over semantics (is it “pedophilia” or “ephebophilia”?) means we are not truly fighting for justice for his victims.
Cokie Roberts June 14, 2019
Tania is the first woman and the first layperson to lead the university since it was founded by the Jesuits in 1912, writes Cokie Roberts.
Lauren Gilger May 31, 2019
These traditional, indigenous birth practices should never have been erased in the first place.
Meghan J. Clark May 28, 2019
We are bad at talking about women’s bodies—a fact that constrains and distorts our conversations about and policies related to women’s health.
The Editors May 23, 2019
The ongoing political crisis is the persistent failure of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood to settle the abortion question and the failure of the Supreme Court to offer any sign that these cases ever will.
Pope Francis greets a nun during a meeting with 850 superiors general on May 10, 2019, at the Vatican, who were in Rome for the plenary assembly of the International Union of Superiors General. (CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters)
Gerard O’Connell May 10, 2019
“In regard to the diaconate we must see what was there at the beginning of revelation, if there was something, let it grow and it arrives, but if there was not, if the Lord didn’t want a sacramental ministry for women, it can’t go forward.”