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Catholic and Feminist: Can You Be Both? (Part 1)

It’s all over the news: “Vatican Launches Cleanup of American Nuns.” When the Vatican issued a scathing assessment of theRead more »

Planned Parenthood Prez a “Role Model” for Women? In What Universe?

Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood When a prominent magazine issues a list titled, “The 100 Most Influential People in the World,” youRead more »

Do I Really Believe He’s There?

I recently celebrated my 10-year anniversary of becoming Catholic and the event got me to thinking about what it was like to come into theRead more »

My Two Damiens

Father Damien as a young priest. He was at first considered "too uneducated" to take orders, but persevered in learning LatinRead more »

Friends in High Places

Unlike most Catholics, who have “normal” devotions such as venerating the saints, the Blessed Virgin, or even Our Lord’sRead more »

18 Kids and Counting

If you’ve ever had a baby, you know the drill: you get pregnant, then halfway through the pregnancy remember your little CatholicRead more »

Do His Gifts Get Our Gratitude?

“Therefore, do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘How shall weRead more »

Are You an Egg, a Potato, or Coffee?

St. Teresa of Avila, a 16th Century mystic, was once complaining to God about her many trials and sufferings. She imagined she heard GodRead more »

Why Size Doesn’t Matter

Since converting, I’ve been part of countless conversations about family planning, especially in our early years because we hadRead more »

YES! Komen Kicks Planned Parenthood to the Curb

We at Catholic Sistas are tickled pink that prominent breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure has decided to cut tiesRead more »

The Death Penalty Dilemma–Part 3

In my second article on capital punishment, I explored why death penalty alternatives for the intractably violent do not work. LifeRead more »

A Bitter Pill, Indeed

“Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen to do more harm.” –George Eliot In 1968, PopeRead more »

Evangelizing Atheists: Part 3

In our first two articles, we looked at why people become atheists and some common mistakes believers make when trying to evangelize them.Read more »

The Death Penalty Dilemma

One prison's lethal injection room. For nearly 15 years, I’ve been married to a police officer. So I’ve grappled with the concept ofRead more »

Evangelizing Atheists: Part 2

In my first post on atheists, I described why most people resort to atheism over belief in God. With that foundation, we can better exploreRead more »