Latins do refer to "Mother" Church and this was probably written for Mother's Day, but the allergic reaction to the feminization of the Church and Latin Christianity will not be tempered by pieces such as this:
Six Ways the Catholic Church Is Like an Italian Mamma by Carrie Gress, Ph.D.
Like mamma’s lap, Holy Mother Church is where truth, solace, guidance, peace and love are found, come what may
(via Insight Scoop)
*Insert comments here about the author's academic credentials and how Catholic higher ed contributes to the problem of male displacement rather than ameliorates it.*