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95% of trafficed women are edo girls - Catholic women cries out

95% of trafficed women are edo girls – Catholic women cries out

Women under the aegis of Africa Faith and Justice Network Nigeria (AFJNN) have called on traditional rulers in Edo State to intensify the campaign against illegal migration and trafficking in persons in their various domains. 18 more words

Nigeria Politics

95% of trafficed women are edo girls - Catholic women cries out

Women under the aegis of Africa Faith and Justice Network Nigeria (AFJNN) have called on traditional rulers in Edo State to intensify the campaign against illegal migration and trafficking in persons in their various domains. 21 more words

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"Tomb Painters" in the Catholic Church

I have a confession to make. About ten years ago, I was what I call a “Tomb Painter.” This comes from the gospel of Matthew 23:27, “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! 787 more words

Catholic Theology

Catholic Bishops Conference of India Council for Women

USA Conference of Bishops writes about women’s concerns WHILE India’s Conference of Catholic Bishops has National Council for Women and actively listens to them.

“Sister Talisha Nadukudiyil, national secretary of the CBCI Council for Women, wrote on October 16 to all bishops and Church leaders in the country….to draw national attention to the plight of the survivors of the worst anti-Christian violence of modern India.” 10 more words

Classy Fashion Friday #1

Welcome to our first Classy Fashion Friday post, in which I (Melody) model a 1950’s-style polka dot swing dress I made. The 50’s are my absolute favourite fashion period; the wide skirts and fitted bodices feel super feminine and pretty. 32 more words

Modesty

A New Book Describes the Women's Wing of the U.S. Anti-Abortion Movement

I just wrote a review (for a librarians’ journal) of Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century by Karissa Haugeberg, an assistant professor of history at Tulane University. 579 more words

In Defense of Veiling

Judging eyes, hesitant signs of peace, and stares; this is the reaction to veiled women in the Catholic Church today. Whether intentional or not, this revulsion to the veil is concerning and in my opinion, stems from a lack of genuine understanding of its purpose and symbolism in the Catholic Church. 973 more words

Catholic Women