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An Ancient and Global Tragedy
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Eugenie de Rosier Why the sex industry thrives. The evening was sultry, and a hot, smoggy haze created halo ...

Stories Not Forgotten
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst Young girls tell of the Holocaust. I first saw a picture of a lamp shade made from human ski ...

Get It Straight
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 1:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peter B. Price Let’s get it straight: Living God’s way in the world is not for the faint-hearted. Let’s get i ...

Taking Teen Voices Seriously
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Emily Wayne Crediting young women with intelligence Teen Voices is a magazine, written by and for teen an ...

Charity of Heart
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Rice The long and winding journey of Dr. Joycelyn Elders In the dedication of her book, Joycelyn Elde ...

For More Than Principle
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:00pm | Type: Magazine Article

Zora Radosevich Joan Chittester's journey to Beijing. The more than 30,000 women attending the 1995 Non- ...

Between Dorothy and God
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 2:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Cynthia J. Martens The attempt to capture Dorothy Day on screen. 'There was never yet an uninteresting l ...

Outrage Over the Abortion Veto
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 2:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter When President Clinton vetoed a bill this spring that would have banned a specific method of late-term abortion, many people ...

Family Values
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Two recent films have caused me much reflection. Two recent films have caused me much reflection. T ...

A Gift of Painful Honesty
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 2:20pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday She lays her smooth head in her mother's lap. Then she folds her long leg-long for a 9-year-old-under herself, hiding ...

Dealing With Difference
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:17pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst When cultural diversity clashes with human rights. A few years ago in a too warm bookstore, ...

Gathering in Power and Hope
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst When the government of India launched a nationwide literacy campaign a few years ago, chances are alcohol abuse was not ...

Finding a Way Out of the Brokenness
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday The assistant district attorney cleared the courtroom, while two sheriff's deputies searched the defendant. He was kn ...

More Than Cosmetics
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:59pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ann Pleggenkuhle Jill Carroll Lafferty Early-teen magazines with a new vision. ...

Women and Children First
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Developing a common agenda to make abortion rare. In a room, a waiting room, sits a woman. She m ...

A Lesson in Listening
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Deanna Wylie Mayer "A group of women who have had abortions will be meeting" read the sign on the women's room wall. Immed ...

A Mother's Ministry
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Cynthia J. Carney About five years ago, when my husband and I were hosting a gathering from our parish, a member of the group made a comm ...

When Anti-Abortion Is Not Pro-Life
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Shelley Douglass How people responded to the December 30 murders of abortion clinic workers in Massachusetts depended in large part on th ...

For Kids of All Ages
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Franzmeier Books for pleasure and meaning. Books that provide children with information and alternatives to v ...

Cairo Beyond Abortion
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Martin-Schramm The real story at the U.N. conference on population and development in Cairo this fall was the unprecedented emphasis ...

Strength Through the Ages
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 3:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday The parallel stories of biblical and contemporary women. Following are two meditations from ...

A Journey With Biblical Women
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 3:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday We started at the beginning, with Eve. We started at the beginning, with Eve. As the music of ...

When Body Meets Soul
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:57am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Feminist theology seeks unity in diversity Woman was defined as body only, historically. Man was ...

The Worth of Every Child
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Power Bratton Human population growth and reverence for life Since the publication of Paul Ehrlich’s ...

It's All About Hope
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Holler Hunter Genesis House ministers to women in prostitution The Genesis story captures the imagi ...

Dissin' the Gangstas
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 2:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lonnae O'Neal Parker As I was driving home from work recently, I heard a new song on the radio. Encouraged by the driving beat and e ...

Bringing Truth to Light
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeanne Lound Schaller Alice Walker's Joy is truth-telling In Possessing the Secret of Joy , Alice Wal ...

A Contagious Resistance
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 12:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst Warrior Marks, the recently released Alice Walker-Pratibha Parmar collaboration, continues the exploration of female gen ...