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
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
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
[This statement was edited to make it shorter and more focused on 10 February 2018] Members of Catholic Women Speak (CWS) are deeply concerned by the controversy surrounding the Voices of Faith (VoF) event in Rome on 8th March to celebrate International Women’s Day, as a result of some speakers
Cardinal barrs 8th President of Ireland and African LGBT advocates from International Women’s Day event at The Vatican.
Cardinal Kevin Farrell has stunned organisers of an annual International Women’s Day (IWD) event to be held at The Vatican in March by barring the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese and Catholic LGBT advocate as keynote speakers. News article from The Irish Times 2nd February 2018 The Vatican has barred