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One Woman’s Story of Healing After Abortion with Project Rachel

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Women Deserve Better Than Abortion

“It’s this forbidden grief.”

Years ago I wrote a play about religion and sexuality. As a small part of that project I interviewed post-abortive women. Some of them had gone through Project Rachelthe Church’s ministry to post-abortive women and families. Read one woman’s story, as she told it to me, after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Touch The Hem of His Garment by Sam Cooke

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Sam Cooke

Today’s Gospel reading is from Mark 5:21-43, where the woman with the hemorrhages is cured by Jesus. She says,  “If I could but touch his clothes I would be cured.” Listen to Sam Cooke sing “Touch the Hem of His Garment” and more after the jump:

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TCC TV: Sacred Journeys: Lourdes

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Lourdes

In 1858, in the southwest of France, a 14-year-old peasant girl named Bernadette Soubirous claimed she had 18 encounters with the Virgin Mary. Since then, Lourdes has become one of the holiest Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, visited annually by more than five million people who come in search of healing. Since the end of World War II, veterans from around the world have journeyed to Lourdes seeking healing and unity during the International Military Pilgrimage. Watch the entire episode about wounded veterans seeking healing at Lourdes from PBS here: Lourdes at a Glance

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