Women In The Church

Thumbnail maria vadia Catholic author Maria Vadia to speak at prayer breakfast in Los Angeles

The Magnificat, a Catholic ministry for women, will hold its next prayer breakfast on March 25 at 10 a.m., with special guest speaker Maria...

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Jenna Guizar is a busy woman.When she’s not spending time with her husband and three daughters or being a full time respiratory therapist at a...

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Albuquerque, N.M., Jul 21, 2017 / 06:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Women of Grace apostolate will mark 30 years at its national conference this year,...

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One of the key talking points in the latest round of meetings for the Pope's Council of Cardinals was the selection of personnel in the Roman...

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Thumbnail women credit unsplash cna 'Endow' women's group launches outreach to Latinos, millennials

Denver, Colo., Jan 25, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an effort to meet the Church's growth in diversity, the Catholic women's apostolate...

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The first woman ever to be appointed a member of a Vatican congregation explains that “women still have much to give to the Church with their...

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Thumbnail sunset over st peters basilica credit vladimir wrangel shutterstock cna For women, Vatican's new female advisory group 'a good start'

Vatican City, Mar 8, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new advisory group for the Pontifical Council for Culture is being hailed as the beginning...

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Thumbnail happy woman credit mooshny shutterstock cna In new book, millennial Catholic women chat faith, life and dating

Denver, Colo., Jul 26, 2016 / 12:48 am (CNA).- Megan Finegan and Kaylin Koslosky are not theologians, journalists, or youth ministers. But the...

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Thumbnail pope springtime cna size Is a 'springtime' of leadership blooming for women in the Vatican?

With more opportunities opening for women to take leadership roles in Vatican councils and congregations, women are filling the ranks of the Roman...

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Thumbnail woman 1 credit unsplash cna Is the Catholic Church anti-woman? Two feminist scholars debate

Boulder, Colo., Feb 26, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Erika Bachiochi, the Catholic Church has been able to offer a genuine pro-woman...

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The idea that men and women are different and complementary has been part of the Catholic Church from its beginning. But what exactly does this...

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Thumbnail ana christina villa meeting with saint john paul ii in 2004 courtesy of ana christina villa cna 1 New saints lauded for pioneering dialogue on women

The newly-canonized John Paul II and John XXIII have drawn praise for sparking discussion within the Church on modern women and paving the way for...

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Thumbnail popefrancisonclericalism On women clergy, Pope Francis fears ‘disease’ of clericalism

During his customary in-flight news conference at the end of his trip to Sweden Oct. 31, Pope Francis took a question on women priests and not only...

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Thumbnail women pilgrimage john allen Pilgrimage illustrates Catholicism’s ‘woman problem’

One of the more striking Catholic pilgrimages in recent memory wrapped up in early July with a small Mass at a side altar in St. Peter’s...

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Thumbnail pope francis gives an address during divine liturgy in etchmiadzin armenia june 26 2016 credit edward pentin cna Pope creates commission to study women deacons

Vatican City, Aug 2, 2016 / 05:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has instituted a new commission for the study of women deacons, the Vatican...

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Thumbnail 20160512t1352 3338 cns pope uisg Pope Francis 'angry' over media slant on women deacons

Pope Francis told journalists on Sunday that he was somewhat angered when reports emerged that the Church was allegedly paving the way for the...

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Pope Francis has warned against gender theories which seek to eradicate differences between man and woman, saying they perpetuate the very problems...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to celam representatives and bishops from latin america in the bogota nunciature on sept 7 2017 credit a lvaro de juana 5 cna Pope Francis lays out his vision for Church's mission in Latin America

The Catholic Church must avoid a sense of superiority and clericalism and instead teach forgiveness, reconciliation, and justice, Pope Francis said...

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