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Jun 20, 2018 - 03:01 pm .- In an interview with Reuters, Pope Francis said more space has to be created for women to take on leading roles in the Roman Curia, but that priestly ordination is not an option.  
Jun 19, 2018 - 02:09 pm .- This month, hundreds of women will attend a pro-life conference aimed at empowering women through a uniquely pro-life approach.
Jun 15, 2018 - 07:09 am .- In his daily homily Friday, Pope Francis issued a scathing critique of the ways in which women are often exploited and mistreated - whether it be through a revealing television ad, or when getting a job is contingent on sexual favors.
Jun 1, 2018 - 04:43 pm .- Fifty years after the sexual revolution promised female empowerment through casual sex “without consequences,” scholars are looking into the far-reaching social effects of that revolution.  
Mar 18, 2018 - 03:41 am .- An Uruguayan non-profit organization called “Godmothers for Life” has been serving mothers in crisis pregnancies for more than 17 years, working out of a facility at Saint Jerome Chapel in Montevideo. 
Mar 9, 2018 - 09:55 am .- A women’s conference in Rome this week called for changes in Church teaching that organizers say would promote equality, but the head of a Catholic women’s organization cautioned that true equality must adhere to truth.
Mar 2, 2018 - 10:31 am .- On Friday, Pope Francis continued his surprise “Mercy Friday” initiative with a visit to a home that keeps children with their mothers, who might otherwise be separated because of imprisonment.
Nov 7, 2017 - 07:16 am .- On Tuesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of two lay women – experts in bioethics and canon law – as the first two under-secretaries of the mega-dicastery for Laity, Family and Life.
Sep 13, 2017 - 09:30 am .- One of the key talking points in the latest round of meetings for the Pope's Council of Cardinals was the selection of personnel in the Roman Curia, with an emphasis on making it more international, with a higher number of young people and women.
Jul 24, 2017 - 03:13 am .- For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.
Jul 21, 2017 - 06:40 pm .- The Women of Grace apostolate will mark 30 years at its national conference this year, an event which aims to help women celebrate their “gift of authentic femininity.”  
Jun 9, 2017 - 07:11 am .- On Friday Pope Francis said women have an essential role to play in interreligious dialogue given their natural ability to build relationships and fraternity, making their involvement necessary in all areas of society.
Jun 8, 2017 - 02:58 am .- What started as a means to liberate women seems to have taken an ironic twist.
Apr 22, 2017 - 06:12 am .- On a Monday evening in Washington, D.C., well over a hundred women – and a few men too – gathered together to take up some of the most intense questions from earlier in 2017: Can feminists be pro-life? Can pro-life activists be feminists?
Feb 10, 2017 - 03:17 pm .- A woman’s value is not based on her material accomplishments, but simply in the beauty and harmony she brings to the world, just by her very being, Pope Francis said.
Jan 24, 2017 - 06:02 am .- The Irish bishops are just finishing up their first ad limina visit to Rome in 10 years – a time that’s been marked by a rapid increase in secularism, the legalization of same-sex marriage and the country's tragic clerical sex abuse crisis.
Jan 18, 2017 - 03:56 pm .- Congressional plans to strip Planned Parenthood of federal dollars have gained considerable media attention in recent weeks, leading to speculation about the impact that such a move would have on women’s health.
Dec 23, 2016 - 03:39 pm .- Christopher Bell was in his twenties and living in Times Square when he heard something that sounded like the voice of God.
Nov 10, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Leah Fessler considers herself a feminist.
Sep 21, 2016 - 04:03 pm .- Modern-day imperialism. Harmful to women. A failed promise. These are the ways that leading Catholic scholars described contraception – and said the Church is right to warn against it.