12.23
When Did Feminism Become Anti-Motherhood?

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It’s odd to be celebrating the heroism of Mary — carrying her pregnancy with Jesus to term in the face of potential stoning — in a culture, that devalues motherhood and children, both born and unborn. The Huffington PostWhen Did Feminism Become Anti-Motherhood? The bourgeois are addicted to personal safety, myself included. We look at unseen heroism, self-sacrifice, and risk and say ‘no thank you.’ How can we understand Mary’s Magnificat?

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8.11
Over Easy: The Brave New World of Egg Donors

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Moira Donegan writes for The New Inquiry about egg donors, “Even among physicians and counselors, physical traits are discussed with prominent emphasis: their professional conversations about egg donation slip from the sterile vocabulary of medicine into that of soft eugenics faster than you can say ‘natural blonde.'” Read it here: Over Easy. More after the jump:

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8.8
TCC Video: Kerri Walsh Jennings Juggles Marriage, Motherhood and Faith With Beach Volleyball

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“I think I was born to have babies and play volleyball.”

Kerri Walsh Jennings, was pregnant with her third child when she won her third gold medal at the 2012 Olympics! Now the Catholic 37 year-old is going for gold again in Rio. Watch the video here: Kerri Walsh Jennings Juggles Marriage, Motherhood and Faith With Beach Volleyball.

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7.7
An Overwhelming Response to Women’s Catholic Health Care

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Imagine being able to naturally: replace birth control, treat infertility, and get excellent all around care even if you are uninsured. It’s not a feminist fantasy. It’s Catholic women’s health care. More from CNA: Bella Natural Women’s Care

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6.20
To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth

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Sylvia Bass writes about how women with more than 2 or 3 children are judged and shamed by a society that is not welcoming to life. “You have no idea how many people offer their condolences.” It’s in The Huffington Post here: To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth.

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