Renée Darline Roden holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and currently works as an editor for FaithND and as a playwright in New York City. Her writing has appeared in Howlround, Church Life Journal, and Image Journal’s Good Letters.
Until all structures of sexism are transformed and the patriarchal mores in our hearts and relationships are converted, there will always be unwanted pregnancies.
The panel consisted of six Catholics from across the medical field and around the globe and they made appeals to a shared faith identity and to “pro-life” values.
‘Our work changed really overnight’: Afghanistan evacuations become top priority for faith-based resettlement groups
Keeping Our Promise, a volunteer-run refugee resettlement organization, partners closely with churches, synagogues and faith-based organizations to help Special Immigrant Visa hopefuls in Afghanistan.
Olga Segura’s book charts her personal journey of resisting systemic racism and her pain at finding herself unaccompanied on that path by many Catholics or by the institutional church.
Nearly half of American adults believe sharing their religious beliefs with a spouse is “very important,” according to a Pew survey from 2016. But think that JDate, Christian Mingle or Catholic Match will make the process easier? Think again.
“You go through a lot of emotions visiting a plantation, walking in the same steps as your ancestors,” said Angela Wilson, a descendent. “It can be eerie. It can be exhilarating.”
Benedict’s rule—particularly the commitment to stability—offers a way of communal life that can accommodate difference and authentically renew any culture in which Christians find themselves.