Women's Issues

Faith Features
Nichole M. FloresDecember 01, 2017
My grandmother embodied a distinctly Guadalupan presence: prayerful, patient, joyful and strong. Whether nurturing a child, a friendship or a garden, she knew how to help things grow.
Four female pilots, part of the WWII-era Women Airforce Service Pilots program (WASP), in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress. (US Air Force photo) 
Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.November 30, 2017
The contributions of women—too often overlooked—speak to what Pope Francis has called the particular “genius of women.”
A pilgrim from India holds her baby in front of a painting of the Mary and the Christ Child in the grotto of the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill)
Faith Short Take
Christina Gebel November 28, 2017
The church has pre-Cana programs for marriage, but is it falling short in giving couples spiritual preparation for parenthood?
Politics & Society Short Take
John J. StudzinskiNovember 15, 2017
Working on the frontline to help exploited women requires patience and the sensitivity to move at someone else’s speed.
Politics & Society Short Take
Jonathan Malesic November 10, 2017
It is too late for Louis C.K. to be the model of male feminism. It is not too late for him to be a model of contrition.
(Ashley Rose, Flickr Creative Commons) 
Politics & Society Short Take
Ken Homan, S.J.October 24, 2017
The victims of sexual harassment are fighting a culture that teaches men (even celibate men) a sense of privilege and entitlement.