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Holy See to UN: Stop Ignoring Attacks on Christian Women & Girls
Last edited 3rd February 2015

The Holy See’s delegation to the United Nations has warned that Christians face “extinction” in some regions of armed conflict, with Christian women and girls particularly vulnerable.

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Women Are Irreplaceable in Passing on the Faith, Pope Says
Last edited 26th January 2015

Women in the family have a crucial role in transmitting the faith from one generation to the next, said Pope Francis during morning Mass for the feast of saints Timothy and Titus. Addressing the congregation gathered in the Vatican's Santa Marta residence on Jan. 26, the Pope centered his reflection on Paul’s letter to Timothy – who writes that his “sincere faith” comes from the Holy Spirit “through his mother and grandmother”.

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The Feminist Case Against Abortion
Last edited 20th January 2015

Not all feminists support abortion. Properly defined, feminism is a philosophy that embraces basic rights for all human beings without exception—without regard to race, religion, sex, size, age, location, disability or parentage. Feminism rejects the use of force to dominate, control or destroy anyone.

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Soar, my Daughter
Last edited 20th January 2015

Growing up, my family was involved with a religious community that believed (wrongly) that everyone should become celibate. Back then, we had no idea how twisted some of their teachings were. At 14, I was convinced I was going to become a religious sister. Maybe that sounds extremely holy, but my desires weren’t from the heart. I longed to be loved by God. If HE wanted me celibate, I would do so.

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What It's Really Like to be Married to Jesus
Last edited 18th January 2015

I’m a nun. Technically, I’m a religious Sister, because “nun” refers to cloistered contemplatives. But no matter. We answer to “nun,” too, because it’s in common parlance and rhymes with a lot of words… like “fun.”

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How my Life Changed Forever after I got the Depo Provera Birth Control Injection
Last edited 7th January 2015

I got married to Doug in 2005. I knew that we wanted to delay having children for a while, and I had tried pretty much every hormonal birth control method under the sun. I had not, however, gotten the Depo Provera birth control injection. It seemed like a pretty worry-free method.

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You are Beautiful: 16 Catholic Guys Explain Why
Last edited 7th January 2015

What do guys really think is beautiful? And not the worldly, shallow guys but the ones that are my brothers in Christ.

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Dating Gracefully: Advice for Girls
Last edited 22nd December 2014

Before a girl even says yes to a date, she must know that she is a beautiful, perfect creation of God. Similar to the magnificence of Heaven, her worth can be likened to the “pearl of great price” that the man went in search of and gave up everything for (Matthew 13:45-46).

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Aid For Women | Janessa's Story
Last edited 10th December 2014

Janessa shares the story of her unplanned pregnancy, the help she received at Aid for Women, and her journey of motherhood.

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Two Cultures, One Demeaning Attitude to Women
Last edited 9th December 2014

In a recent edition of Canada’s National Post Mona Eltahawy, an Egyptian woman, wrote about the rampant practice of female genital mutilation (FMG). In the same edition Jen Gerson wrote a piece lamenting access to abortion in Canada and the need for increased chemical abortions. Ironically, one cultural practice goes to horrific lengths because a woman’s purity is paramount, whereas another cultural practice goes to horrific lengths because a woman’s sexual freedom is paramount. Either way, the woman’s true interests are subordinated to the village, or dominant culture.

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