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FemCatholic is a media company dedicated to having honest conversations about Catholic women in the world and in the Church. We’re taking you behind-the-scenes on why we decided to launch a campaign on paid maternity leave, what the Church actually teaches about women in the workforce, and the progress made against Pope John Paul’s call for a “civilization of love.” Visit femcatholic.com/paid-leave to learn more and sign the petition.

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FemCatholic is a media company dedicated to having honest conversations about Catholic women in the world and in the Church. We’re taking you behind-the-scenes on why we decided to launch a campaign on paid maternity leave, what the Church actually teaches about women in the workforce, and the progress made against Pope John Paul’s call for a “civilization of love.” Visit femcatholic.com/paid-leave to learn more and sign the petition.

    How Organizations Benefit from Offering Paid Leave

    How Organizations Benefit from Offering Paid Leave

    Women make up 73% of the nonprofit workforce, an industry where almost half of organizations already offer paid leave. Sam and Danielle discuss how offering paid leave helps organizations save money and be more effective.
    For more on FemCatholic's campaign for paid leave in the Church and to sign the petition letter to bishops before Mother's Day, see http://femcatholic.com/paid-leave (femcatholic.com/paid-leave).

    • 20 min
    Not a Vacation: Why Paid Family Leave is a Medical Necessity

    Not a Vacation: Why Paid Family Leave is a Medical Necessity

    Two weeks after giving birth, is it really that big of a deal to go back to work? Sam and Danielle discuss what it's like during that postpartum period (they have 7 kids between them!), and the medical reasons that dads and babies benefit from paid leave, too.
    For more on FemCatholic's campaign for paid leave in the Church and to sign the petition letter to bishops before Mother's Day, see http://femcatholic.com/paid-leave (femcatholic.com/paid-leave).

    • 19 min
    What the Catholic Church Says about Maternity Leave -- and Working Moms

    What the Catholic Church Says about Maternity Leave -- and Working Moms

    When it comes to birth control and abortion, the Catholic Church doesn't take its stance from the laws of the land -- but what about with maternity leave? Sam and Danielle talk through Catholic Church teaching on maternity leave, working moms, and gender equality.
    For more on FemCatholic's campaign for paid leave in the Church and to sign the petition letter to bishops before Mother's Day, see http://femcatholic.com/paid-leave (femcatholic.com/paid-leave).

    • 17 min
    Why a campaign? (and what's with the name!)

    Why a campaign? (and what's with the name!)

    In this episode we walk through why we wanted to start this conversation and how we're approaching this campaign. We also talk about the name "Building a Civilization of Love" and the full St. John Paul II quote it comes from. Sign the petition, join us in prayer, and spread the word by visiting http://www.femcatholic.com/paid-leave (www.femcatholic.com/paid-leave)

    • 14 min
    Trailer - What is Civilization of Love?

    Trailer - What is Civilization of Love?

    Sam and Danielle talk about women in the Church and the campaign:
    https://femcatholic.com/paid-leave (femcatholic.com/paid-leave)

    • 1 min

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