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South African Prelate Encourages Training of Female Theologians in Women’s Month Message

A Catholic Bishop in South Africa has lauded women who assume ministerial roles in the absence of their Clergy and urged the Church in the Southern African country to find ways of encouraging more women to take up leadership positions in the Church, including enrolling for theology classes.

Pope Francis at the general audience Sept. 25, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis Institutes Day to Promote Knowledge and Love of Scripture

Pope Francis Monday declared the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time to be the Sunday of the Word of God in order to promote a closer relationship with holy scripture and its dissemination in the world.