Women’s voices are needed in Vatican leadership

women vaticanVatican City, Nov 2019 / (CNA) - Pope Francis said Saturday that more women are needed in positions of leadership in the Vatican.

“We must move forward to include women in advisory positions, also in government, without fear,” Pope Francis said Nov. 16 in a meeting with the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life.

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The path of ‘Emanuel’

I tend to avoid Christian films because they often weren’t very good. But I have to note one exception. Christian filmmakers, with decent regularity, know how to make a solid documentary. This isn’t always the case, but director Brian Ivie’s “Emanuel” is an engaging documentary looking at the families of the victims of the Emanuel AME shooting in 2015.

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