Once again, as bishops gather in Rome for the Synod on the Amazon, we discover that none of the women religious auditors has voting rights but one of the male religious auditors does. This is a clear example of discrimination against women on the basis of sex alone. If
In July 2019 the Diocese of Dubrovnik in Croatia organised a Theology Summer School on the theme of "Theology and Plurality". They invited four tutors to give lectures and run workshops during the week—Professor Željko Tanjić of the University of Zagreb, Professor Carmelo Dotolo of the Pontifical University Urbaniana
Things Seen and Unseen June 2019 We are proud to share details of the publication of CWS member Janina La Papita's first full length poetry book, "Things Seen and Unseen." Published by Mosaic Press. Things Seen and Unseen marks the debut poetry collection from Jeannine Marie Pitas. Jeannine Marie Pitas hails
Article from the National Catholic Reporter by Joshua McElwee, reporting on the recent comments from CWS member Phyllis Zagano 14th May 2019 VATICAN CITY — In speaking publicly about the disagreement among the members of the Vatican's commission on the history of women deacons in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis
CWS member Ruth Fehlker reports and reflects on the recent movements in the Catholic church in Germany. May 2019 It all began with a small group of women in the German diocese of Münster, who met to read Pope Francis’ encyclical ‘Evangelii Gaudium’, and one day the conversation turned.
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