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Vatican Presents First “Women Consultation Group” Composed of 37 Women

Last edited 7th March 2017

This department of the Vatican wants the voice of women to be heard and taken into account. For International Women's Day, they have presented their first "Women's Consultation Group," which is a group of 37 women. They come from different fields such as journalism, medicine, theology and politics, amongst others.

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Norma McCorvey’s Death Highlights Jane Roe’s Conversion to Life

Last edited 20th February 2017

Just last month, two major marches in Washington DC drew hundreds of thousands of Americans to public demonstrations on both sides of the four decade long battle over the ‘right to abortion’ on demand legalized by the infamous Supreme Court Roe decision. It’s probably safe to say that the vast majority of activists on both sides don’t know who or what Roe was.

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Want to See Catholic Women Preach? Soon You'll Be Able To.

Last edited 30th October 2016

One of the more intriguing questions Pope Francis prompted earlier this year when he announced that a Vatican commission would study whether the early church had women deacons was: How would Catholics react to women preaching?

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Meeting Mother Teresa

Last edited 27th October 2016

Mother Teresa passed into eternal life in 1997. Many people had the good fortune to meet her personally, but I never did. Or did I? On a family visit to Washington, D.C., in 2007, our missionary friend, Patrick, took us to an AIDS hospice run by Mother Teresa’s order, the Missionaries of Charity.

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Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Last edited 5th September 2016

Around 100,000 people filled Saint Peter's Square to attend the most awaited canonization ceremony of the year. Some Missionaries of Charity sat in the front rows, accompanied by around 1,500 impoverished men and women sitting in the front rows. With these words, Pope Francis officially declared the Mother of the poor a saint in the Catholic Church.

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Body Shapes: What's in a Name?

Last edited 19th August 2016

Do you like being called a ‘pear’? How about ‘goblet’? Or, drumroll…a ‘brick’? Well, according to a quick Google search on body shapes, you might be one of these inspiring options.

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Ebola Crisis: Pregnant women in Guinea still Avoid Hospital

Last edited 11th August 2016

Guinea has been free of Ebola since June. But pregnant women are still afraid of the virus, avoiding hospital and giving birth alone, writes the BBC's Tamasin Ford.

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Pope Creates Commission to Study Women Deacons

Last edited 3rd August 2016

Pope Francis has instituted a new commission for the study of women deacons, the Vatican announced Tuesday.

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She's The First Woman To Ever Hold This Position At The Vatican

Last edited 20th July 2016

Paloma Garcia Ovejero is the first woman ever to hold the position of Vice Director to the Press Office.

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Poland Blasts European Bureaucrats, Calls out Planned Parenthood

Last edited 24th June 2016

The Polish government snapped back at European bureaucrats in a scathing response to a report published last week by the Council of Europe that criticized Poland’s restrictive abortion law and its treatment of women.

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