What, if any, responsibility does the Catholic Church have to adapt to the realities of a contemporary society when it comes to sex-ed and contraception, especially when the health and potentially life of students are at risk?
Anti-choicers rely on two truisms–everyone loves babies but not everyone loves women–to erase public understanding of the intimate connection between reproductive freedom for women and the well-being of wanted children.
In some extremist anti-choice circles, full-throated woman-hating never went away. But among other “mainstream” anti-choice groups, latent mysogyny is now out in the open.
A nun in Arizona is excommunicated for approving a life-saving abortion, shedding light on a national basttle over access to reproductive health care in Catholic hospitals.
Roman Catholic Bishops in Connecticut are fighting a bill aimed at rescinding the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse. Yep. You read that right.
Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice is an activist group at Georgetown University that challenges the lack of reproductive health services provided by the university.
The big news today is the two announced retirees, Bart Stupak and Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Coverage of the most recent in a series of church child-abuse scandals may indicate the gradual beginning of a shift, a willingness for media interrogation not just of religious figures, but of outdated religious ideas.
Continuing the pattern of the institutional Catholic Church’s response to sexual abuse of children by priests in the United States, the Netherlands’ Handelsblad.com reports that the Dutch Catholic Church for years ignored reports by children and families that sexual abuse of boys by priests was rife in Catholic schools.
God Bless the Child. Unless of course her parents are lesbian. A Catholic School kicks a pre-schooler out of class for the crime of having gay parents.