Catholic women reflect on what the pope's focus on mercy means to them.
The mainstream media appears to have a love affair with Hale, a twenty-something Catholic man who has decided that he speaks not only for all Catholic millennials, but for all Catholics.
What would it mean for Catholic women to be able to serve at the altar as deacons? Here's what these women had to say.
Some Catholics argue that there is a precedent for women to become deacons in the church.
Only bishops can vote at a synod, but about 30 women have been invited to the meeting as auditors.
You have called for a year of mercy, a time where all should be absolved of their sins if they confess. With the utmost respect, I wonder, will this be a time when the Vatican confesses its sins against women?