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What Catholic Women Want
National Review, by Kathryn Lopez

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Posted By:tisHimself, 2/25/2013 9:09:03 AM

The pope has renounced the papal throne. Long live the new progressive pope! Such are the rallying cries from establishment voices wanting to see the Catholic Church cease being Catholic now that Pope Benedict XVI will be pope no longer. That this chorus would have the Vatican dancing to the beat of a Lady Gaga song is no surprise. The fascinating rejoinder is: You know that Church that has been cast in conventional narratives as an oppressor of women and backward in the ways of the world, most particularly when it comes to sex?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 2/25/2013 9:36:58 AM     (No. 9194738)

Article did not surprise me at all. Women can make decisions all on their own without input from a church that has a history of abuse of kids, burning people that do not obey rules, etc...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/25/2013 9:50:43 AM     (No. 9194774)

I absolutely don´t believe that any Catholic man or woman is unaware of the Church´s teaching on contraception. They just chose to ignore it.

We each have free well to make choices and decisions, and will be held accountable for those choices and decisions.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 2/25/2013 9:52:22 AM     (No. 9194778)

Oh. I´m among the 27 Percent who adhere to Catholic teaching. As for the child abuse thing. It´s not just a Catholic problem. So get off that old horse. The Church is true, filled with sinners. Priests and laity alike. it´s true that most women do not know about the Church´s teaching on contraceptives. Priests almost never talk about it. The Church´s teaching is related to natural law. Contraceptives have medical consequences that go against natural law. Only 27 percent agree. That´s sad. Frustrating. Oh and by the way, God gave us free will. We can chose or not chose to follow Church teaching. It is unfortunate that the men in the pulpit remain silent.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: columba, 2/25/2013 10:38:20 AM     (No. 9194866)

This article is mostly bravo sierra.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DocH, 2/25/2013 11:56:08 AM     (No. 9195058)

The article expresses the point of view of faithful Catholics. If you are not a faithful Catholic, then you are free to disagree with it. But it doesn´t mean it´s wrong. That would depend on whether Catholicism -- or Christianity in all its forms -- is true or false, and that isn´t going to be determined by responses here.

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