Two Catholic Churches – I’m Staying With One

Guest post from Lillian Vogl on CWS Member Rebecca Bratten-Weiss' Blog. Originally published on 11th October 2018. I’ve been noticing lately that there are two deeply different belief systems found among people who call themselves “practising Catholic.” I’m going to avoid typical labels with all their baggage and call the two groups “Open


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


Letter to members of the Pontifical Commission on the Protection of Minors

CWS member Sara Parvis has written a letter to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors which was originally shared via the Catholic Women Speak Facebook page and can now be shared with the wider public through our website. Please read, and if you feel compelled to, sign and share widely amongst your networks.


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


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