Catholic Women of Science: Embracing Pope Francis’ call to elevate the dignity and role of women.

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A post by Fr. James Kurzynski on The Catholic Astronomer website: “A woman of great influence who is often identified as a Catholic woman of science is Saint Hildegard von Bingen, Doctor of the Church, who lived in the 11th and 12th centuries. Saint Hildegard was identified as a polymath, meaning someone who has a broad spectrum of intellectual expertise, displaying brilliance in many fields of study.”

Click here to read the full article on The Catholic Astronomer – the blog of the Vatican Observatory Foundation.