- Jun 1, 2020
For pregnant and postpartum mothers, the pandemic has upended birth plans and altered expectations. It’s caused heightened uncertainty and twinges of fear. At the same time, many women say it’s intensified their awe of life and reliance on God.
Pope Francis said the forced isolation devised to stop the pandemic was presenting the danger of people living the faith only for themselves — detached from the sacraments, the church and the people of God.
A teacher who alleges that she was fired from her job at a Catholic school because the diocese was upset she was pregnant and unmarried has lost another bid for reinstatement, but she will be allowed to proceed with her discrimination lawsuit.
Kristin Marguerite Collier is is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. In addition, she is the Director of the University of Michigan Medical School Program on Health, Spirituality and Religion.
Jurors ruled against a teacher who alleged that she was fired from a Catholic school in Kansas City, Missouri, because she was pregnant, unmarried and refused to have an abortion.
A Catholic priest says “fornication” not pregnancy was the problem in the case of a teacher who alleges that she was fired from a Catholic school in Kansas City, Missouri, because she was pregnant and unmarried.