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Will Francis Alter Roles, Rules Affecting Catholic Women?

Just what is in store for Roman Catholic women under Pope Francis' leadership? For now, that remains a mystery of the faith. The pontiff arrives Tuesday for a six-day visit to the United States, trying to shore up support for an American church whose numbers are trailing population growth. Polls show most of the country’s 51 million Catholic adults embrace Francis but disagree with some fundamental church teachings affecting women, who make up just over half of the denomination....

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