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Abused Hindu goddesses recall violence against women

RNS () — A new public campaign in India uses powerful images of three Hindu goddesses with bruised faces to … Continued

Pope delights crowds with his informality, message of reform

RIO DE JANEIRO — In one of the most inclusive gestures of his visit here, Pope Francis donned a headdress … Continued

Let’s not just have another ‘conversation’ on race

President Obama pauses as he speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington … Continued

Survivors of Magdalene laundries still waiting for an apology

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — When the Republic of Ireland apologized to the wayward girls who were sent to the Magdalene … Continued

Doctors warn against’reproductive coercion’

When a husband hides a wife’s birth control pills or a boyfriend takes off a condom in the middle of … Continued

On Mawlid, a new way to honor the prophet

When Fatima Hamouma was just eight years old, she had to spend three hours every day walking and standing in … Continued

Why we need feminist theology: Romney and ‘binders full of women’

AP Moderator Candy Crowley, center, applauds as President Obama, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

Taliban unrepentant after attack on Pakistani teen, vow to kill her

KARACHI, Pakistan — The Taliban is threatening to kill a 14-year-old Pakistani girl whom it shot for helping other girls … Continued

Why monogamy is natural

Mary O’Malley A pair of lovebirds. Creationists and evolutionists don’t agree on much, but they both believe that monogamy is … Continued

St. Louis Catholics react to native son Bishop Finn’s conviction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — He didn’t mention Bishop Robert Finn, shepherd of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. On Thursday, … Continued