How the New Wave Feminists are changing the conversation around abortion

 

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In 2004, Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa founded New Wave Feminists, a pro-life feminist organization dedicated to changing the divisive language surrounding the abortion debate. New Wave works to give women the support and resources needed to make motherhood a feasible option. Destiny was inspired to form the pro-life feminist organization by her own experience as a young mother.

Destiny is one of the few people who has attended the Women’s March and the March for Life in the same weekend in good faith. (Two years ago, Destiny and New Wave made headlines after they were removed as sponsors of the Women’s March because they were pro-life, but Destiny and her colleagues marched there anyway.) This week, Destiny will be at the Women’s March and the March for Life yet again.

We talk to Destiny about her advocacy and how to create dialogue within and outside the pro-life feminist movement.

In Signs of the Times, the president and the Catholic Church battle over La Lomita Chapel on the U.S.-Mexico border. In sex abuse news, the Northeast Province of the Jesuits release the names of all clergy accused of sexual abuse since 1950. A new Gallup survey says the crisis has led Catholics to lose faith in church leaders.

We remember the life of Bishop Joseph Howze, the first black bishop to lead a U.S. diocese, who died at the age of 95 on Jan. 9. In international news, a new art exhibit featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald angers Christians in Israel. Finally, the Vatican officially launches a new track team, which includes nuns, priests and migrants.

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A special thanks this week to “Catholic Health USA,” the podcast of the Catholic Health Association. Make sure to listen and download!

Links from the show:

Trump, Catholic Church Battle Over Chapel in Way of Border Wall

USA Northeast Province releases names of Jesuits credibly accused of sexual abuse

Catholics are losing faith in clergy and church after sexual abuse scandal, Gallup survey says

Bishop Howze, founding bishop of Diocese of Biloxi, Miss., dies at 95

Haifa Catholic Church Leader Blasts 'McJesus' Sculpture: 'What's Suitable for Europe Isn't Suitable for Us'

The Vatican’s New Track Team Includes Priests, Nuns and a Scholar

What’s on tap?

Lemon ginger tea

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5 months 4 weeks ago

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Dominic Deus
5 months 4 weeks ago

Dominic Deus here,

? I’m trying to figure if there is a category to put your comment into? Clueless? Misogynist? Beer bro-ism?
Incel? I’m at at loss.

Dominic Deus
5 months 4 weeks ago

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Dominic Deus
5 months 4 weeks ago

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Maureen Stawski
5 months 4 weeks ago

Per the sign in pic is a symptom of oppression? Really? How dumb can these feminists be?

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