Tag Archives: Catholic Church

U.N. goes IN on the Vatican: Criticizes handling of sexual abuse cases, abortion, and contraception

Tweet The Vatican was the target of quite a scolding from a United Nations human rights committee. According to the Associated Press, the Vatican “‘systematically’ adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a U.N. human rights committee said Wednesday, urging the Holy See to open its [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Young Lakota”: A look into South Dakota’s anti-abortion battle. “Where my (STEM) ladies at?” Brittany Cooper on Michelle Obama and why white feminists need to lean back. Five things you may not know about child marriage. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Chloe and Alexandra Australian police have been accused of mishandling sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church. Friend of the site Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux explains why people keep praying at public high school football games, even though it’s clearly unconstitutional. The great and powerful Ann Friedman on how October got pinkwashed. Why don’t we talk [...]
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Black nun could be the first African American to reach sainthood

Tweet Despite the fact that I renounced Christianity years ago, this story made me slightly proud that my 1-year-old self was doused with holy water (according to my older family, I resisted the rituals of the church back then as well) at a little church in a Chicago suburb called Saint Mary’s. I say that [...]
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The Women’s Ordination Conference says “Ordain a Lady”

TweetI know, I know, we’re all sick of “Call Me Maybe” parodies. But this one is about the need to reform the Catholic Church to allow women to serve as priests, deacons, and bishops. Warning: the use of dancing Catholic schoolgirls in this video will probably make you want to watch the “Baby One More [...]
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