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Catholic Women Urge Pope to Tear Down Church's 'Walls of Misogyny'

Roman Catholic women led by former Irish president Mary McAleese demanded a greater decision-making role for women in the Church on Thursday, urging Pope Francis to tear down its “walls of misogyny”. McAleese was the key speaker at a symposium of Catholic women called “Why Women Matter”, attended by hundreds of people and followed by many others around the world via web-streaming. The Women’s Day event was held at the headquarters of the Jesuit religious order after the Vatican...

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