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Misogyny or Reform? Lucetta Scaraffia and Donne Chiesa Mondo

Editor Lucetta Scaraffia and her all-female editorial team have announced that they are suspending publication of the monthly women's magazine, Donne Chiesa Mondo (Women, Church, World) published by the official Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano. Lucetta has been a good friend to Catholic Women Speak and a brave spokesperson for women in the Church. She contributed to our first book

2019-03-27T08:56:36+01:00

Catholic Women Tell Their Stories

In October 2018, women from around the world gathered in Rome for events and activities organised by Catholic Women Speak. We recorded interviews with 14 of these women speaking about their vocations, their faith and their cultures and contexts. You can watch the videos here. https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL-E5fYO4-QjOI6aBNnqMUzTVx0OMI6xce&layout=gallery

2018-12-06T13:21:18+01:00

Letter to Women Participating in the Synod

We are happy to collaborate with our Italian sisters—Donne per la Chiesa— and with Women's Ordination Conference in writing a letter to those women who have been invited to participate in the forthcoming Synod on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment. There is widespread dismay among many Catholic women that, while this year members of

2018-09-26T14:12:53+01:00

Sharing Our Concerns About “A Letter to Pope Francis from Catholic Women”

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE SIGNING THE LETTER TO POPE FRANCIS FROM CATHOLIC WOMEN Catholic Women Speak supports a broad and inclusive church that can accommodate a wide spectrum of Catholic beliefs and practices. Our members represent the diversity of the Catholic tradition in its many forms of expression, and we understand that women around the

2018-09-10T20:38:29+01:00

Rebecca Bratten Weiss, Am I My Church’s Keeper? A Laywoman Ponders Her Responsibility

CWS member Rebecca Bratten Weiss has written a reflection on Pope Francis's call for prayer and penance for sex abuse in the Catholic Church. (Published in Patheos, 22 August, 2018) We, the laity, unordained women and men of the church, have been asked to pray and do penance for the grave crimes of the hierarchical

2018-08-25T12:06:24+01:00

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