Feminists of Faith

Jul 8, 2014 by

From Ancient Briton: In November 2012 the Evening Standard published a piece “God girls: who’ll be the first female bishop?” The author wrote: “One of the first problems facing the new Archbishop of Canterbury is how to end the battle in the Church over women bishops. In the ultimate boys’ club, feminists of faith long to see a woman wearing a mitre”. She went on to list the four top contenders as the Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Rev Lucy Winkett, Rev Jane Hedges and...

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Homemakers are happier

Jun 18, 2014 by

By Nicole M King, Family Edge: The recent stabilization of our economy has resulted in an increase in stay-at-home mums, a recent article from The Washington Times reports.  “According to a recent Pew Research Center report,” the article states, “a greater share of mothers is not working outside the home than at any time in the past 20 years.”  Additionally, what is particularly interesting is that “[t]he largest share [of stay-at-home mothers] consists of ‘traditional’ married stay-at-home...

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Why this law against 'emotional cruelty' could turn every parent into a suspect

Apr 1, 2014 by

by Erin Pizzey, Mailonline When I was growing up, my father, a diplomat, was posted to China. In 1949, the year the Communists came to power, he and my mother were put under house arrest. After she was finally released, my mother returned to England with a Chinese woman and her two young children, who came to live with us. The woman's husband was in jail, betrayed by something their little girl had unwittingly said to the authorities. When that man was released seven years later, he was a...

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The Zuber Report: Radical Feminism defeats itself in the European Parliament

Mar 17, 2014 by

By J C von Krempach, JD, Turtle Bay & Beyond The easiest victory is when your adversaries cannibalize each other. Such a thing happened in last week’s plenary session of the European Parliament, where the supporters of two different versions of a radical-feminist “initiative report” neutralized each other, which finally paved the way for the best of all possible outcomes: neither of the two texts was adopted. I admit that the whole thing appeared rather late on our radar...

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Equal but different: what the UN and feminism still don’t get

Mar 8, 2014 by

by Caroline Farrow, LifeSite News This Friday sees the 39th International Women’s Day (IWD), a mandatory celebration for all member states of the United Nations following a resolution passed by the General Assembly in 1977. The theme, “Equality for women is progress for all”, is little more than a pleasing soundbite unless one is prepared to fully unpick the notion of equality. Indeed, the entire day has the ring of self-congratulatory vacuity, the UN doing little more than...

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Wives who support male leadership in the home? What’s with that?

Feb 22, 2014 by

By John-Henry Westen, LifeSite News Teresa Tomeo is an accomplished woman. She’s an author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and motivational speaker with more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper. She’s spent 19 of those years working in front of a camera as a reporter and anchor in the Detroit market. “I’d never be called oppressed,” Teresa tells me as we sit down at the Legatus Summit, a meeting of Catholic leaders in the world of business....

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