Meet the women trying to break the Vatican glass ceiling
The role of women in the Catholic Church is being reassessed after a Synod held in October launched new proposals for churches and diocese across the world.
But women weren't allowed to vote in this Synod, and some are now not just asking for votes – they’re asking for shared ministry, or women’s ordination.
You can find out more about the issues young Catholics are currently debating in the World Service's Heart and Soul programme.
Producer: Sophia Smith Galer