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Pontifical university in Spain asks alumni in survey if they are male, female, or ‘other’

Mar 2, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The Pontifical University of Comillas in Spain has sent a survey to its former students asking them to specify their... Read more


In responding to gender theory, ‘forming the formators’ is key, educators say

Jun 24, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Amid a flurry of headlines denouncing the Vatican for releasing a document condemning “gender theory,” theology professors and Catholic educators... Read more

New study shows differences between male and female brains in utero

Apr 2, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

A new scientific study has found significant differences in the ways that the brains of male and female fetuses function... Read more

California bill seeks to punish 'misgendering' with jail time

Sep 2, 2017

By Mary Farrow

A new bill in California would punish the ‘misgendering’ of nursing home and long-term care patients with hefty fines and... Read more

Rocco Buttiglione speaks with CNA on Oct. 30 2013

Women uniquely understand 'truth of man,' philosopher says

Nov 4, 2013

By Elise Harris

In light of Pope Francis’ call for a deeper theology of women, a leading Italian philosopher spoke of the importance... Read more

President Obama signs S. 47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, at the U.S. Dept. of Interior on March 7, 2013. Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.

Gender language blocks bishops from supporting domestic violence bill

Mar 7, 2013

Leading U.S. bishops explained that despite a commitment to fight domestic violence, they could not endorse a prominent federal bill... Read more