Catholic Women Send a Letter to the Synod Fathers

Just days before the opening of the Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, a group of prominent Catholic women have renewed their commitment to the Catholic Church and their fidelity to its doctrines on sexuality, marriage and the family, and the dignity of the human person. The Catholic Women's Forum has made public a letter to the Synod Fathers, signed by two hundred leading women leaders. You can join the signatories, adding your name to the list of Catholic women who support for the Holy F … [Read more...]

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Breaking: Vatican, American Sisters Strike a Deal

Some very good news!  The Vatican and the American Sisters have acknowledged their common mission and officially ended the multi-year Mandate for reform of the LCWR.In a joint statement and final report released April 16 by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the Vatican and the American Sisters announced the completion of the Mandate and announced their common understanding regarding the future of women's religious … [Read more...]

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AIN’T I A WOMAN? Sojourner Truth, and the Liberation of America’s Smallest Women

On March 8, 2011, feminists observed the centenary of International Women’s Day—a day when we remember the struggles of women in the fight against gender discrimination, and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.I would like to dedicate this post to the smallest of women:  those who have not yet seen the light of day, but for whom Jesus also died.  These smallest women, still unborn, have been generated in the heart of God, and have b … [Read more...]

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