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


Say There is a Lady

Article by CWS member Mary Pezzulo, originally published on 13th May 2018 Let’s say there is a Lady full of Grace. Let’s say there is a Lady who is perfect– but not as the world sees. Not a perfect June Cleaver who serves hot breakfast in a flawless manicure and perm. Not some


“I’ll Eat You Up, I Love You So”: Religion Where The Wild Things Are

Article from CWS member Rebecca Bratten Weiss, originally published on 17th May 2018 My two younger children are going through an entirely understandable Maurice Sendak phase, which means I find lines like “we’ll eat you up, we love you so!” shouted through the house, while I go about my work. I was scrubbing


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