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For the first time in the Church's history, a woman has been appointed to head a pontifical university. The Congregation for Catholic Education, headed by Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski,choseSister Mary Melone to headthe Pontifical University Antonianum,run by the Order of Friars Minor. Considered an expert on...read more
Articles from section "Women"
Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols says the contibution of women in the Church is essential, as they take “the lead in studying and acting upon crucial issues in our society.” …read more
A “million-woman march” has been organized in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, in protest of Boko Haram’s recent abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls. The abduction occurred two weeks ago at …read more
On Saturday, 8 March, the Vatican celebrated International Woman’s Day by giving voice to some of the “hidden” women of the world. An initiative of Voices of Faith, the event featured the …read more
Caritas Internationalis and theFidel Götz Foundationare launching the Women Sowers of Development Prize to honour the role of women in solving world hunger. The award will be launched on 8 …read more
Inspired by the desire of Pope Francis “to broaden the space within the Church for a more incisive feminine presence”, Voices of Faith (VoF) will celebrate International Women’s Day at the …read more