The first woman to serve as undersecretary for the Synod of Bishops offers her first remarks in that role.
This FutureChurch Celebrating Women Witnesses for Racial Justice inaugural prayer service highlights and celebrates the witness of Sr. Antona Ebo.
Dr. Doris Wagner Reisinger accepts our 2020 Sr. Christine Schenk Award for Young Catholic Leaders and offers remarks on the clergy sexual abuse crisis.
Welcoming the prophets among us
Journeying through fear
How can we shepherd each other to fullness of life?
Sister Christine Schenk, CSJ reflects on the Women of Holy Week
FutureChurch brings the voices and perspectives of women and progressive Catholics to online opportunities for worship and prayer during this time of distancing, isolation, and quarantine
The promise of a global movement for women's equality in the Catholic Church.
Results of FutureChurch Bishop of Cleveland Survey
We honor the legacy of Sr. Carmel McEnroy and recognize her importance for our work today.
As the story of resignations from "Women Church World" becomes more complex, patriarchy still deserves a share of the blame
The project’s reception and reach has exceeded even the wildest dreams of the steering committee.
Karen Gargamelli-McCreight is a co-founder of Benincasa Community in New York City.
Marie Collins is the foremost advocate for justice for survivors of clergy sexual abuse
Following in the footsteps of the Apostle to the Apostles, a growing chorus is making their voices heard.
Schenk argues convincingly in this historical analysis that many women in the early centuries of Church history were viewed by their contemporaries as “persons of authority with significant religious influence.
I left feeling uplifted, with a better understanding of what it means to be a Feminist.
In determining the AUSCP priorities for the next year, the assembly voted to keep women’s equality high on the list.
The memoir will be available this month.
During our Feeding Five Thousand Campaign FutureChurch willl produce high quality posters of "St. Mary of Magdala Proclaims the Resurrection" by artist Margaret Beaudette, S.C., and send them to five thousand Catholic schools, universities, and seminaries.
Women religious from around the world had a chance to tell their stories of struggle and hope at the October 4 Voices of Faith Event.
Once told that she had “little to no chance of winning” parish closure cases, Sr. Kate developed strategies that broke new ground in defending parish rights.
Deborah Rose-Milavec reflects on major moments, insights from the fifth meeting of the the International Catholic Reform Network in Warsaw
Solenni reasons that women are often better at preaching than priests, but “no matter how wonderful or how terrible” the priest who is in persona Christi with a soul “indelibly marked” and is given priority of place “by virtue of his ordination, not his moral character.”
Russ and Sr. Chris arrive in Rome to the news of Lucetta Scaraffia's resignation from "Women Church World" published by the Vatican paper L'Osservatore Romano
28 pilgrims set to excavate the evidence of women's authority in the early church, reap the rewards of ground-breaking research by Sr. Chris.
"I love this church everyday, but some days I am in love…"
Auditors Yadira Vieyara and Sebastian Duhau cut through with messages of listening, love, and accompaniment
We are the People of God and we aren’t finished yet.
When asked about women at the Synod, one panelist's "joke" sucks the air out of the room
Journalists eager to take advantage of the presence of Archbishop Scicluna, peppered him with so many questions about clergy sex abuse that Vatican conductor Greg Burke smilingly called for a new topic.
It is clear that if they seek a more vibrant church, they have no other real choices.
Crispina and Her Sisters: Women and Authority in the Early Church will be published by Fortress Press in the Fall of 2017.