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A Catholic Definition of Womanhood From Edith Stein, Defender of Women

Detail, altar of holy women by Sieger Koder in St. Stephen Church in Wasseralfingen, Germany
L to R: Blessed Mother and Baby Jesus, St. Edith Stein/Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, St. Teresa of Calcutta

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, in her philosophical essays, showed that women are endowed with wonderful, God-given natures.