Women Feature – Podcast from Radio Veritas – Prison Ministry and Business Leadership

Catholic View. Women Feature. Lent. Prison Ministry and Business Leadership. Thursday 21st March 2019 Follow the link below to listen to a recent podcast edition of Women Feature from Sheila Pires on Radio Veritas. This Lenten edition includes reflections from Sr Francis Sheehy about women prisoners and prison ministry, and Sheila talks to Walda


Women Feature – Podcast from Radio Veritas – International Women’s Day

Catholic View. Women Feature. International Women's Day. Friday 8th March 2019. Follow the link below to listen to the International Women's Day podcast edition of Women Feature from Sheila Pires on Radio Veritas. This edition includes reflections from young African women on Pope Francis' Youth Synod and the voices of young women in the


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


Looking for Hope

Picture credit René Capone© "A Boy Named Silence" by René Capone © Article by CWS member Tina Beattie, originally published by Tui Motu Magazine. 1st March 2019. Pointing to the cover-up and dysfunction of Church leadership around sexual abuse, Tina Beattie writes that real hope for the Church lies elsewhere. Set


Catholic Women Preach – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

FEBRUARY 24, 2019 SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME RHONDA MISKA “Turn the other cheek?”  When taken at face value, today’s Gospel seems to present Jesus telling us to be doormats, to simply and passively accept mistreatment.  But this doesn’t square with the Jesus we know:  he challenges hypocrisy and isn’t afraid to question abuses


It’s Not Just McCarrick: Clericalism, Sex and Male Dominance

Blog post from CWS member Rebecca Bratten Weiss, originally published on 17th February 2019 Today the news broke that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, accused of assaulting minors and harassing adults, was laicized by the Vatican: the first time in history that a cardinal has been removed from his clerical state for sexual abuse. Many,


Support our work

Please support the work of the Catholic Women Speak Network - helping to create the space for authentic dialogue within the Church. Find out what your funds can help us achieve. Find out what your funds can help us achieve.
Donate here