A special report in the newspaper “Avvenire” includes an interview with Marta Rodriguez from our Dicastery

“The issue of space for women within the Church poses the question to the lay faithful that in the ecclesiology of the Lumen gentium and the Magisterium, above all post-conciliar, they are in no way ...

Stories of Holiness
Pope Francis has given the go ahead for the beatification of the mystic, Edvige Carboni and the young Benedetta Bianchi Porro

Two Italian lay faithful will be beatified, the mystic Edvige Carboni and the young Benedetta Bianchi Porro. Together with them, 11 martyrs will also be beatified including a father killed out of ...

Dakar The General Assembly of the Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations: Undersecretary Ghisoni attends

The General Assembly of the Catholic Women’s Organisations  is being held in Dakar, Senegal until 22nd October on the topic: “Women, carriers of living water to a world which thirsts for ...

Local Churches
From Chile, a meeting in the framework of the diocesan pastoral guidelines of Valdivia

A meeting focused on women’s “leadership” within the ecclesial world is the original initiative taken by the Diocese of Valdivia (Chile), in the framework of the diocesan pastoral guidelines for ...

L’Osservatore Romano
A special issue of “Women Church World” dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae

The September issue of L’Osservatore Romano’s monthly magazine “Women Church World” is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae. In the opening editorial, Lucetta Scaraffia ...

Young Saints
The young Slovak woman who died in 1944 to defend her purity was proclaimed in Kosice

“A model of life to help young people rediscover the beauty of authentic love, as well as the value of purity.” This is how Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes ...

World Meeting of Families

Isaac Withers, representative of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales at the 2018 Synod, is the youngest of five siblings. At the Pastoral Congress of the Dublin World Meeting of Families ...

Women and Work

On May 4th, Fr. Alexandre Awi Mello introduced the conference on "The Added Value of Women between Business, Family and Society." The Secretary of the Dicastery offered an articulate ...

Commission on the status of women: Focus on education and integral development in the era of ideological colonization

Women, particularly those living in rural areas of the world, were the protagonists in New York at the recent conference of the UN Commission on the status of women. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, ...

Women’s Univers
From Caritas Internationalis, a study table to promote the participation of women in the decision-making spheres of society

This path, starting from the conquests and critical points of the various types of feminism, aims to overcome their logics in the perspective of the “anthropology of the alliance” that Pope Francis ...