International Survey of Catholic Women: Analysis of Responses from Australia

New analysis of the world-first International Survey of Catholic Women has found widespread support for Church reform

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The International Survey of Catholic Women (ISCW) was undertaken in response to the call for submissions to the 2021-2024 Synod of Bishops.

It was devised and managed by researchers Drs Tracy McEwan and Kathleen McPhillips at the University of Newcastle, and Professor Emerita Tina Beattie at the University of Roehampton, London, for the commissioning body, Catholic Women Speak (CWS).

The ISCW consisted of both closed and open questions, and explored the concerns, insights, and experiences of Catholic women in relation to Church reform and the COVID-19 pandemic. The report is based on responses received throughout March and April, 2022.

  • Download the Report here
  • Hear about the findings on 14 September at this webinar

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