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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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CNWE Affirms Pope Francis’ Decision to Appoint Commission to Restore Women Deacons

The Catholic Network for Women’s Equality affirms Pope Francis’ decision to establish a commission to study the question of women as deacons in the Catholic church. This decision follows a request by women religious from around the world (The International … Continue reading

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Petition to Reinstate Hans Kung as an Official Catholic Theologian

The Catholic Network for Women’s Equality is endorsing the petition initiated by Catholic Church Reform International (CCRI) to re-instate Hans Kung as an official Catholic theologian. We invite you to sign this petition to Pope Francis here.

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Women Rising: Shaping a Way Forward!

At CNWE’s National Conference 2015 (May 29-31, Toronto), CNWE members continued the process of developing a Vision Statement, Mission Statement and Core Values. These new statements, ratified at our AGM on June 1, will serve to shape our way forward. … Continue reading

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Just a Few Days Until Our National Conference

Women Rising: Shaping a Way Forward is the theme of CNWE’s twentieth national conference to be hosted at Seneca College in Toronto this coming weekend, May 29-31, 2015.  The conference planning committee is excited to welcome members from far across … Continue reading

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