VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a country with a long tradition of outspoken theologians, Agnes Wuckelt has her say about Germany's Catholic bishops' two-year summit studying the Church's beliefs on sexuality, love and priestly life.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Francis has called for women to be given greater decision-making roles in the Vatican often reserved for priests, bishops or cardinals.
JERUSALEM (AP) — As Orthodox Jews worldwide conclude a grueling marathon of daily Talmud study, a growing number of Israeli women have joined the effort, spotlighting collapsing gender barriers in the male-dominated community.
(RNS) — Thousands of women and girls in Africa’s newest nation who have suffered brutal sexual violence have been rejected by their families on their return to their communities.
(RNS) — The Southern Baptist writer and speaker Beth Moore is theologically conservative and doesn’t believe women should be pastors. But her recent tweet renewed a debate that’s been an issue for more than 300 years.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — 'A living church can look back on history and acknowledge a fair share of male authoritarianism, domination, various forms of enslavement, abuse and sexist violence,' Francis said.
(RNS) — Reasserting an earlier tradition of strong female voices, Muslim high school and college students are dedicated to making change inside and outside Islam.
JERUSALEM (RNS) – Women of the Wall is part of an annual campaign spearheaded by American Conservative Jews to encourage women, as well as men, to wear phylacteries during prayer.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Anyone who deems a liberal political objective 'inevitable' hasn’t paid enough attention to the legacy of Phyllis Schlafly.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Some critics say that more women should have been included in the process.