U.S. Catholic Book Club - From the Pews in the Back: Young Women and Catholicism

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October 2010:
From the Pews in the Back: Young Women and Catholicism
Edited by Kate Dugan and Jennifer Owens

Review: The church does not have an excellent record of seeking or listening to the voices of young women, a fact that makes us lacking as a community. From the Pews in the Back offers a remedy. In personal, heartfelt, and sometimes heart-wrenching essays, 29 women offer a glimpse into how they’ve been navigating the Catholic faith and struggling with the limited expectations for being a woman in the


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