Archive for January 7th, 2015

The Vatican’s #LifeofWomen video project: the bad, the ugly and the good / National Catholic Reporter

On the fifth day of Christmas, the Vatican seemingly gave a gift to Catholic women across the world.

“No, it wasn’t five golden rings, but rather, the chance to make a one-minute video for the Pontifical Council for Culture.

“The Pontifical Council for Culture, which is one of the ‘dicasteries’ or departments of the Roman Curia, announced that its February assembly would be dedicated to the theme of ‘Women’s Cultures.’

“The Dicastery invited all Catholic women (or at least those who were paying attention to the Vatican website in the days after Christmas) to upload a brief video response to questions that seem better suited to an adolescent youth group: ‘Who are you?’ and ‘What do you think about your being a woman?’ and ‘What do you think about your strengths, your difficulties, your body, and your spiritual life?’”

By Jamie Manson, National Catholic Reporter — Click here to read the rest of this article.

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