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Unpregnant

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Miscarriage

Alexandra Kimball, a pro-choice writer, who describes feminism as her “religion,” finds relief from her grief after a miscarriage when a Catholic priest gives her permission to mourn the preterm baby she lost. Read it from The Globe and Mail here: Unpregnant. For another take read: Why I Confessed My Abortion 25 Years Later.

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TCC Radio: Act V | This American Life

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prison theater

Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet. Listen to the power of theater to change lives after the jump:

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TCC Reads: Catholic Book Groups

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books for sale

There are few things we love more than books, but book groups can be tricky. People want to read different things and lots of adult faith formation groups choose books that don’t challenge or inspire. So we were thrilled when a friend of The Catalogue, Mary Ann Wilson, came up with a list of 50 books (with summaries) that would be great for a Catholic book group or for individual reading. See the full list and pictures after the jump.  Discovered something new on The Catholic Catalogue? We haven’t received any new donations since Advent! Please support our work with a small donation today. Thanks!