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What It's Like to Be a Mormon Woman

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Of course, I cannot speak for every Mormon woman. Each of us has a different experience, but here are a few of the experiences which I think unite us. I hope that this make us as a whole a little less mysterious to outsiders, and perhaps even to the Mormon men who think they know us so well.

Why Pope Francis Isn't a Liberal Reformer

Dennis Earl | Posted 05.11.2016 | Religion
Dennis Earl

It's been quite the honeymoon. Not too long after Pope Francis succeeded Benedict XVI in March 2013 to become the new head of the Vatican, reporters, pundits and even comedians began to sing his praises. Why, exactly?

Tutu Awesomely Calls Out Religious Leaders Who Won't Ordain Women

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion

As the Church of England celebrates its 20th anniversary of women ordination as priests, Archbishop Desmond Tutu sent a candid and enthusiastic note o...

'Long Overdue' Decision Approves Female Bishops

Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

A Thursday vote in Wales has approved women to become bishops in the Anglican Church, a landmark decision which is expected to put increasing pressure...

100 Year Old Nun Is Still Fighting For Women To Be Priests

Posted 08.28.2013 | Religion

Today is Sister Vivian Ivantic's 100th birthday. She's spent 90 of those years hoping to one day become a priest, and she still holds firm to that con...

PINK Smoke Over The Vatican?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion

As white smoke over the Sistine Chapel captured the world's attention, smoke of another hue at the Vatican has gone largely unnoticed. According t...

Why Religion Opposes Female Rights

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Popularly floated explanations for clerical opposition to female equality with males are unsatisfying. Most reduce to a single word: conservatism; tradition; family; patriarchy, and so forth.