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Pro-life feminists participate at the Women's March in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.

Why women didn’t need Roe to get ahead: An interview with the head of Secular Pro-Life

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

This December, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health... Read more

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Do women need abortion to succeed? Women legal scholars say no

Oct 4, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a legal brief in the pivotal Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

Catholic author and mother of seven makes case for ‘wholistic feminism’ 

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Catholic author and mother of seven says it is time for “a new wave” of the women’s movement that... Read more

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Scottish government may face legal challenge over redefinition of ‘woman’

Aug 1, 2020

A feminist group said Friday that it may launch a legal challenge over new rules to increase female representation on... Read more

The New York City Public Library in Manhattan.

‘Canceled’ radical feminists and the Catholic Church: These unlikely allies believe women are female

Feb 10, 2020

By Mary Farrow

Fain, along with several other women writers, intellectuals, and activists, have been “canceled” for their conviction that women are adult... Read more

Feminists, Catholics both find reasons to oppose NY paid surrogacy bill

Jun 13, 2019

By Mary Farrow

In a seemingly unlikely alliance, Catholics and secular feminists in New York are opposing a bill that would legalize commercial... Read more

Chubut Police photo of the firebomb attack on the town hall of Trelew, Argentina.

Radical feminists attack church and town hall in Argentina

Oct 16, 2018

Radical feminists firebombed a town hall and spray painted a Catholic Church among other attacks during a women’s conference held... Read more

Women's March.

Our Time: Reflections on the Women’s Convention

Oct 27, 2017

Today, October 27, the organizers of January’s historic Women’s March are starting their convention in Detroit with the theme “Reclaiming... Read more

Women's March.

Feminists and pro-lifers can join forces – and why they should

Apr 22, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

On a Monday evening in Washington, D.C., well over a hundred women – and a few men too – gathered... Read more

In Europe, Catholics and feminists unite against surrogacy

Apr 1, 2017

Reproductive issues often leave Catholics and secular feminists at odds, but a recent anti-surrogacy conference in Rome has created an... Read more

Is the Catholic Church anti-woman? Two feminist scholars debate

Feb 26, 2017

For Erika Bachiochi, the Catholic Church has been able to offer a genuine pro-woman theology which not only safeguards and... Read more

Pro-lifers participate in the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21, 2017.

Pro-lifers carve space for themselves at Women’s March

Jan 23, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Amid signs proclaiming “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Ovaries,” “#IstandWithPlannedParenthood”, and a host of other homemade posters ranging from the... Read more

Pro-life feminists booted from Women’s March sponsorship

Jan 17, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-life feminist organization New Wave Feminists has been removed from the official list of sponsors of the Women’s March on... Read more

'I made a huge mistake' - Why one radical feminist changed her mind on abortion

Dec 19, 2016

Brazilian feminist Sara Winter used to work to legalize abortion. She was one of the founders of a radical group... Read more

How the hook-up culture is making women miserable

Nov 10, 2016

Leah Fessler considers herself a feminist.  Read more

Feminist Party in Spain denounces surrogate mother fair

May 5, 2016

The Feminist Party of Spain has filed a complaint in court over an upcoming surrogate motherhood “fair” as constituting an... Read more

Woman with child at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Oct. 14, 2015.

Pro-Woman. Pro-Life. Is there really a contradiction?

May 5, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

“Women’s liberation.” “Women’s rights movement.” “War on women.” For many, the buzzwords surrounding the intersection of feminism and the pro-life... Read more

Student-organized 'Women Betrayed' rally against Planned Parenthood at US Capitol in Washington D.C. on July 28, 2015.

'Women Betrayed' by Planned Parenthood speak out against abortion giant

Jul 29, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

Hundreds of women – along with scores of men – gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to... Read more

Women's freedom not reliant on contraception, scholar says

Mar 14, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Contraception has been promoted by the U.S. government as a tool for the expansion of freedom, especially for women, but... Read more

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Feminist group hurls water, insults at archbishop

Apr 24, 2013

Four semi-nude feminist protestors attacked Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard of Malinas-Brussels during a recent conference on freedom of expression.  Read more