Gender and religion
In an open letter Dec. 15, a group of 20 Catholic bishops and other religious leaders described as "deeply troubling" the idea "that a man can be or become a woman or vice versa."
Just Catholic: You don’t have to speak Italian to understand the Vatican's recent "Women's Cultures" events, but it could help. (It was all in Italian.)
Many women "have reached places of prestige within society and the workplace, but have no corresponding decisional role nor responsibility within ecclesial communities."
Just Catholic: Whac-A-Nun season opened with a bang in Rome. Rapped knuckles belonged to LCWR and to any American woman walking around with letters after her name.