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  • On being ‘doubly othered’

    • Aug 12, 2015

    “Doubly othered.” That is how Gina Messina-Dysert describes her life as a faithful feminist and a faithful Catholic. She is suspect within Catholicism for her feminism. She is suspect among feminists for her Catholicism. “Doubly othered.” What a perfect name, really, for those of us like Messina-Dysert who are not quite

  • Pope Francis adds ‘secular Jewish feminist’ Naomi Klein to climate team

    • Jul 1, 2015

    ROME — If proof were needed that politics really does make odd bedfellows, the sight of progressive Canadian activist Naomi Klein on a Vatican platform with the pope’s personal spokesman on Wednesday, joining forces in the push for stronger environmental protection, probably provides it. “This is an alliance on a

  • Pope Francis, the feminist

    • Apr 29, 2015

    ROME — Pope Francis on Wednesday backed equal pay for equal work for women, calling it a “Christian duty” to fight to make sure that women receive equivalent compensation for doing the same jobs as men. The pontiff also called it “chauvinistic” to fault the women’s rights movement for a