Maryann Cusimano Love , associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Catholic News Service article about ways the Synod of Bishops might address financial threats to families.

From: Catholic News Service Date: Sept. 13, 2015 Author: Patricia Zapor

The synod "needs to be looking at the ways poverty undermines families," said Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of international relations at The Catholic University of America. For instance, she said, "healthy families need women who can support them," yet women overwhelmingly make up some of the most poorly paid sectors of the U.S. economy, such as waiting tables, and serving as health aids. Globally, women hold only 1 percent of real property, she added.

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