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Pope Francis meets with the International Catholic Conference of Guiding at the Vatican, June 26, 2015.

The genius of woman: Women in the world

Jul 26, 2018

This week, CNA says farewell to our summer intern, Lizzy Joslyn. In her final week at CNA this summer, Lizzy... Read more

Virgin Mary by Sassoferrato. Public Domain.

The genius of woman: Mary, a stronghold and model for women

Jul 25, 2018

Ginny Kochis never expected to feel resentment toward a child--let alone a child of her very own.  Read more

Sister Maria de Cristo and Sister Maria de Jesus of the Capuchin Poor Clares. Courtesy photo.

The genius of woman: Dignity > Sameness

Jul 24, 2018

John Paul II’s 1995 "Letter to Women" was written to praise and encourage women to embrace the beauty that God... Read more

Miriam and Veronica Miller of Golden, Colorado.

The genius of woman: Women supporting women

Jul 23, 2018

The “genius of woman” or the “feminine genius,” a phrase made popular by Pope St. John Paul II’s 1995 Letter... Read more