Book Review: Catholic Women Confront Their Church profiles nine Catholic women and their personal stories, faith journeys and often complicated relationships with the church.
Catholic Church and women
"Why don't we start talking about other important church functions that women could take on?" the president of the Pontifical Council for Culture asked in a recent interview.
Young Voices: The struggle for women's right to vote in civil politics is over, but the struggle for a woman's voice in church polity is still alive.
The Nigerian Jesuit priest spoke to NCR about discrimination against women within the Catholic church, and the necessity to advance women's inclusion.
Grace on the Margins: Before voting, Catholics should consider how their understandings of women and gender roles might contribute to their dislike of Clinton.
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith leaders listened to women theologians and others talk about women's roles in the church, during a Sept. 26-28 symposium.
Updated: Archbishop Paul-André Durocher will be recognized for efforts in advancing the discussion of female deacons and promoting female leadership within the Catholic church.
Simply Spirit: To say I was thrilled when the Vatican upgraded the celebration of St. Mary of Magdala to a feast on par with the other apostles doesn't nearly begin to cover it.
Grace on the Margins: A Church for Our Daughters group says the Roman Catholic hierarchy's doctrine on gender and sexuality is leading to an exodus of young women from the church.
NCR Today: In a church environment where women ask repeatedly for more leadership roles, look for ways to make sure the coming generation feels connected to the church at all.