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“Our Work is to Pray, So We Pray for the World” - Sister Therese (Benedictine Sister from Jamberoo Abbey)
Last edited 10th April 2015

When visitors enter the Jamberoo Abbey church, located in southern New South Wales, the first thing to strike them is the stunning backdrop of full-length glass windows behind the altar and tabernacle, bringing the beauty of God’s creation right into the heart of the church and allowing all who worship there to turn their prayer outward, for the world. The impact of the windows is no accident, according to the Abbey’s guest mistress, Sister Therese, but is an integral part of the church’s original design. “We are Benedictines and our work is to pray, so we pray for the world,” she says.

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Why That Woman Wept At Confession
Last edited 26th March 2015

After I finished my confession and walked out, I couldn’t stop thinking about this woman and why she wept. I couldn’t stop thinking about what her confession meant to her.

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Christian Schools Transform Education for Nepal’s Girls
Last edited 19th March 2015

Because of the influence of 100 Christian schools, including 20 Catholic schools, as many young women as young men are now graduating from high school in Nepal. “In traditional Hindu societies like Nepal's, girls tend to be denied the opportunity to learn how to read and write,” a local educational expert said in an interview with AsiaNews. “Families prefer early marriage, sometimes even before the girls are fully developed physically.”

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Letter of Pope John Paul II to Women, 1995
Last edited 9th March 2015

I greet you all most cordially, women throughout the world!

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20 Inspiring Black Women who have Changed Australia
Last edited 8th March 2015

To mark this year's International Women's Day, NITV has put together a list of 20 trailblazing Indigenous women who have changed Australia.

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In One Instagram, Reese Witherspoon Just Took Down the Absurdity of the Red Carpet
Last edited 23rd February 2015

There's nothing wrong with celebrating pretty dresses on Oscar night — so long as reporters take care to celebrate the women wearing them too. That's the thinking behind #AskHerMore, an empowering hashtag that has taken Twitter by storm in the lead-up to Sunday's Academy Awards and sparked an invaluable conversation about red carpet sexism.

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A Women's Shelter or a Graveyard – How '50 Shades of Grey' Ends in Real Life
Last edited 11th February 2015

Valentine’s Day plans do not typically include domestic abuse. Yet thousands of couples are already pre-purchasing their movie tickets for “50 Shades of Grey,” a film which many critics are saying romanticises and attempts to normalise violence against women.

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My Body Broken for You
Last edited 11th February 2015

My scars and changed self serve as a reminder of the Great Love that sacrificed His own body. Who bore His own scars. Whose body was broken that we might have life. I suppose great love always requires sacrifice. But if His love has taught me anything, it is that the sacrifice is always worth the gain.

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Photoshopping Real Women Into Cover Models
Last edited 5th February 2015

We asked four women to participate in a Photoshop experiment. Their reactions to the results will surprise you.

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Carl Djerassi, Father of the Pill, Dies
Last edited 3rd February 2015

Carl Djerassi, widely dubbed “the father of the Pill”, has died at his home in San Francisco at the age of 91. Though best known for synthesizing the hormone that became the key ingredient of the contraceptive pill, the eminent Stanford University professor emeritus made a number of significant contributions to science and technology.

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