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  • Is Fertility Awareness a natural alternative to the Pill?

    Is Fertility Awareness a natural alternative to the Pill?

    Catholic feminist Anna Keating says that beginning to see one’s fertility and biology, not as an enemy to be eradicated, but as an indicator of health to be understood, is a huge shift. Fertility Awareness gets people to think of themselves as fundamentally relational, and allows them to start thinking about what they want those relationships to look like.

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  • Why paid family leave serves justice for women, the family and life

    Why paid family leave serves justice for women, the family and life

    The United States is the only industrial country which does not have mandatory paid maternity leave. Doing so, in addition to fulfilling the requirements of justice for women, will also advance the Church’s concern for the family and for life by saving the lives of prenatal children. Paid family leave is solidly rooted in Catholic social teaching, including the 1981 social encyclical of St. John Paul II, ‘Laborem Exercens.”

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  • Both sides on abortion debate ponder if pro-lifers can also be feminists

    Both sides on abortion debate ponder if pro-lifers can also be feminists

    Can pro-lifers be feminist? Women met for a panel discussion on the issues, hailing from both sides of the abortion debate. Though the panelists did not agree on abortion they ultimately admitted that more must be done to provide appropriate health care for women and that the tags and and labels are mostly hindering that goal.

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