AIN’T I A WOMAN? Sojourner Truth, and the Liberation of America’s Smallest Women

On March 8, 2011, feminists observed the centenary of International Women’s Day—a day when we remember the struggles of women in the fight against gender discrimination, and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.I would like to dedicate this post to the smallest of women:  those who have not yet seen the light of day, but for whom Jesus also died.  These smallest women, still unborn, have been generated in the heart of God, and have b … [Read more...]

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Hillary Clinton Applauds Hooligans Who Desecrated Cathedral

"Strong and brave young women."That's what former U.S. Secretary of State and potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called the members of Pussy Riot, a Russian anarchist punk band whose members have been convicted in Russian courts of "hooliganism" and inciting religious hatred.Clinton posed with two members of the band while in New York for the Women in the World Summit.  On Friday, she posted the photo on Twitter, saying,Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina … [Read more...]

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STRONG WOMEN TAKE CENTER STAGE THIS WEEK – The Church Oppresses Women? I Don’t Think So!!

You’ve heard the whining: The Catholic Church oppresses women. The complaints likely center on two specific Church teachings: the all-male priesthood, and the sanctity of human life.Stretching credulity, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd equated the suffering of women under radical Islamic law with being a Catholic woman in America. (Fact check: Under Sharia law women cannot drive cars, get jobs, choose their own fashions, vote, speak in public, get a divorce, prosecute a rapist, travel a … [Read more...]

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