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,
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
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
CWS coordinator Tina Beattie did Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4 on Monday, 27th August, when she spoke about the crisis that has been created by yet more evidence of sex abuse and cover-ups in the Catholic Church. You can listen to the broadcast at this link.
Catholic Women Speak does not campaign on any single issue, other than the right of women in the Church to speak honestly and to be listened to attentively and respectfully. We have decided to issue this public comment because we believe that it is right for us to take a
We are thrilled to share the news that CWS member Jeannine Pitas' new book 'Thank You For Dreaming' is available now from Lummox Press. These poems are my grateful response to those who dream. To my own ancestors and family members, without whom I would not be alive to