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The Inside Story on Pope Francis and Women in the Church

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Jesús Colina - published on 03/15/15

In 2015, that theological page is dedicated to the family, at the Synod’s request.

When choosing the topics and the women we talk to, we try to focus on the areas indicated by the Pope: we recently dedicated an edition to women’s poverty, for example.

And naturally, we try to keep a world-wide perspective. It helps that the circle of our readers is growing; they write to us and propose articles and topic for reflection.

What is it like to be a writer, a journalist, and a woman in this ecclesial adventure that you are living?

It’s a marvelous experience. When you work in the Church, everything takes on a wider dimension in space (the whole world) and in time (the two thousand years of Christianity). Therefore, every question that we face takes on depth and breadth; it becomes more interesting and important.

Talking about women, however, means discovering a hidden world, that of women in the life of the Church, a world of extraordinary richness and profound spirituality. It is like discovering hidden treasure, giving a voice to the voiceless, and thus enriching the life of the Church. I can’t imagine anything more beautiful…

This article was translated from the Italian edition of Aleteia.

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