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CNN Wants to See More Female Altar Servers?

ShareYou’ve gotta hand it to CNN: If nothing else, they’re consistent. Readers on my Facebook page got into a discussion one day recently about the CNN “Belief Blog.” The general consensus was that it’s actually more of an “UN-Beli viagra 100mg ef Blog”: The point of the feature seems to be to identify a particular […]

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R.I.P. Betty Ford: Champion of [Some] Women's Rights

ShareFormer First Lady Betty Ford died this week of natural causes, at the age of 93.  One can offer many tributes for this outspoken activist who gave voice to important causes such as breast cancer prevention (she had a mastectomy in 1974) and alcohol and drug addiction (she struggled with alcoholism and was a catalyst […]

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AIN’T I A WOMAN? Sojourner Truth, and the Liberation of America’s Smallest Women

ShareOn March 8, feminists observed the centenary of International Women’s Day—a day when we remember the struggles of women in the fight against gender discrimination, and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.  I would like to dedicate this post to the smallest of women:  those who have not […]

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STRONG WOMEN TAKE CENTER STAGE THIS WEEK – The Church Oppresses Women? I Don’t Think So!!

ShareYou’ve heard the whining: The Catholic Church oppresses women. The complaints likely center on two specific Church teachings: the all-male priesthood, and the sanctity of human life. Stretching credulity, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd equated the suffering of women under radical Islamic law with being a Catholic woman in America. (Fact check: Under Sharia […]

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