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.
The project’s reception and reach has exceeded even the wildest dreams of the steering committee.
As the story of resignations from "Women Church World" becomes more complex, patriarchy still deserves a share of the blame
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.
In determining the AUSCP priorities for the next year, the assembly voted to keep women’s equality high on the list.
I left feeling uplifted, with a better understanding of what it means to be a Feminist.
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.
In 2012, before the Vatican crackdown on the LCWR, Manson offered ideas about the future of religious life
One of the barriers holding women back is the Church's infatuation with complementarity
It felt like Justice was having her day when Sr. Simone spoke as one of the panelists during the fourth annual Voices of Faith event held inside the Vatican.
Refashioning Mary as a repentant prostitute kept women from stepping out of their place
They dreamed new dreams, healed old wounds and tenaciously carried forward the vision, even when it was lonely, so that the Church might be whole, holy and more fully equipped to carry out the work of the Gospel.
Sr. Chris Schenk, CSJ reflects on the elevation of St. Mary of Magdala's memorial to a feast day.
The Joy of Love has long been a way of life for many Catholics in many places.
FutureChurch Convenes the First Ever Retreat for Women Discerning a Call to the Permanent Diaconate
A Church for Our Daughters campaign Invites U.S.Bishops to dialogue on alarming trend facing the Church.