Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Valentine's Day by paying tribute to the many women who served in the early Christian church. His remarks are refreshingly non-sexist, steering largely clear of old stereotypical notions of women's roles.
Our brother blogger, Rocco Palmo, from Whispers in the Loggia has published a translation of the Pope's reflections and added his own interesting commentary on the prominent women surrounding this Pope. I learned a lot from this article and found it very encouraging.
Go to: "Anything Other Than Secondary": All the Pope's Women