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Pope, In New Decree, Formally Allows More Roles For Women In Church

Pope, In New Decree, Formally Allows More Roles For Women In Church

Pope Francis, in another step towards greater equality for women in the Roman Catholic Church, on Monday changed its law to formally codify their roles as altar servers, distributors of communion and readers at liturgies. The pope’s decree formalised practices already common in many countries. But the change in the Code of Canon Law means […]

Women Should Take Lead In Stablising Families – First Lady Kagame

Women Should Take Lead In Stablising Families – First Lady Kagame

First Lady Jeannette Kagame called on women members of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi, to leverage their positions to play a key role in building a strong and secure family. She was addressing close to 2,000 members on Sunday, during the General Assembly of the RPF Women’s League at Intare Conference Arena in Rusororo. […]

Pope Names Women To Key Vatican Department For First Time In Over 50 Years

Pope Names Women To Key Vatican Department For First Time In Over 50 Years

More than half of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics are women and the membership of female religious orders is about three times larger than that of male orders Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed […]