Jane Adolphe

The Movement To Appoint More Women To Vatican Posts: Who Benefits?

By Jane Adolphe  When Pope Francis appointed a woman (Sr. Nathalie Becquart, right)[1] as one of the two Under-Secretaries to the General Secretariat of the Synod Bishops, the reaction was predictable. Some praised the appointment as a step closer to female ordination,[2] while others criticized the decision as fruit from the poisonous tree of the [...]

Top Ten 2020 #6: Professor Jane Adolphe

   Sunday, February 14, 2021 Feast of St. Valentine (early 200s to AD 269 or 270), Patron of Love, Young People, Happy Marriages     St. Valentine, officially known as St. Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated on February 14 and commonly associated with "courtly love."     Although not much of St. Valentine's life is reliably known, it is generally agreed that [...]