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CNWE Toronto Participates in International Women’s Day Global Action Outside St. Michael’s Cathedral!

On International Women’s Day, Sunday March 8, 2020 at St. Michael’s Cathedral in downtown Toronto, close to 50 Catholic Network for Women’s Equality members and friends gathered from 4-5pm to call the Catholic Church hierarchy to equality for women in … Continue reading

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CNWE Response to Pope Francis’ Querida Amazonia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                  FEBRUARY 23, 2020 The members of CNWE support Pope Francis’ concern for the people and environment of the Pan-Amazon region. In his Apostolic Exhortation, “Querida Amazonia” however, Pope Francis continues to have a ‘blind spot’ regarding … Continue reading

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CNWE Toronto Joins Global Action for Equality and Dignity for Women in the Catholic Church

All who support the equal participation of women in Catholic ministry and leadership are welcome! Please let us know you are coming! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/toronto-joins-global-action-for-womens-equality-in-the-catholic-church-march-82020-tickets-96493541781?utm_term=eventurl_text This action is part of Voices of Faith Global Action: https://voicesoffaith.org/english

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With Gratitude for the Life of Sr. Louise Akers, Sister of Charity of Cincinnati

By Mary Ellen Chown Members of the Catholic Network for Women’s Equality (cnwe.ca) were sorry to hear of the death of Sr. Louise Akers, a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati on February 7, 2018. Sr. Louise devoted 50 years of … Continue reading

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CNWE Calls on Canadian Bishops to Review Roman Missal English Language Translation in Light of Pope Francis Revision of Canon Law

On September 9, 2017 Pope Francis issued an Apostolic letter in the form of motu proprio (‘of his own initiative’) to revise Canon Law regarding the translation of the mass (liturgy) from Latin to the various languages of the world. … Continue reading

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