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Motherhood Matters. But Do Catholic Maternity-Leave Policies Reflect That?

2020 John MooreGeri Andre-Major holds her two-and-a-half-week-old son, Maverick, in Mount Vernon, New York. Catholics are calling for dioceses to bring their family-leave policies in accord with most secular companies, as well as Catholic social teaching.

A recent study revealed that Church practices may lag behind its own teachings, but some Catholics are calling for change.