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“As a woman, I’m not focused at all on the fact that I’m not a priest,” Renée Köhler-Ryan, one of 54 women delegates to the Synod on Synodality, said at a press briefing Oct. 17, 2023.

Theologian at Synod on Synodality: There’s ‘too much emphasis’ on women priests

Oct 17, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“As a woman, I’m not focused at all on the fact that I’m not a priest,” Renée Köhler-Ryan said at... Read more

Photograph of a girl at the border with Ukraine, part of the “Women’s Cry” photo exposition at the Vatican during the month of May 2023.

‘Women’s Cry’ photo exposition at Vatican depicts suffering of women throughout the world

The photo exhibition will be on display during the month of May in St. Peter’s Square. Read more

Thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Congress of the Union, Mexico’s federal legislature, demanding that lawmakers draft and pass laws protecting the true rights of Mexican women and children.

Thousands in Mexico march in defense of the family and children

Mar 2, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

Thousands demonstrated in front of Mexico’s federal legislature earlier this week demanding that lawmakers protect the true rights of Mexican... Read more


Pro-lifers in Mexico demand government put an end to killings of pregnant women

Dec 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

One pro-lifer stressed that “at this time, the widespread demand of Mexican society is the prevention of any form of... Read more

Pope Francis takes questions from members of the press on the flight to Rome from Bahrain.

Pope Francis: ‘We have to keep fighting for women’s equality’

Nov 6, 2022

By CNA Staff

Returning from Bahrain, the pope was asked if he supports the efforts of women and young people in Iran to... Read more

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk records a video message on March 17, 2022.

Ukrainian Catholic leader: ‘Women are becoming the first victims of the occupation’

Mar 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Major Archbishop Shevchuk referred to a viral image known as the ‘Kyivan Madonna.’ Read more

Women suffragists picketing in front of the White house in 1917.

Maryland bishops praise suffragettes ‘fighting for the dignity of women’ 100 years ago

Aug 26, 2020

Giving women the right to vote was a “landmark achievement” worthy of celebration, the bishops of Maryland said in a... Read more