Tag Archives: Women’s Rights

Choosing Vulnerability in the Wake of #MeToo

  The explosive #MeToo phenomenon which took over social media last week highlights our long tolerance and enabling of an intolerable, systematic abuse of power. We must not take for granted the honest witness of millions of women (and some … Continue reading

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Author Rev. Renee Roederer

The Persistence of Trauma and the Power of Belief

“I believe you.” We should never underestimate the power of these words. What’s more, God calls us, as people of faith, to speak these words in our relationships and our larger communities. Though voiced aloud, the words “I believe you” … Continue reading

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Co-author Mara Sawdy

Our Bodies, Our Faithful Choices

I am a woman of faith. I have grown up in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and have a deep love and appreciation for my denomination. Our church’s involvement in the Religious Coalition on Reproductive Choice is one of many reasons … Continue reading

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Heartbreak and Hope in the Congo

It was late on the night of March 20 of this year, Palm Sunday. Father Vincent Machozi, an Assumptionist priest in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was working on his laptop in a community center near the city … Continue reading

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