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Boston Cardinal Deeply Regrets that Women Don’t Like Being Told What to do by Old men in Robes

Women have caused Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley a pain. Lisa Wangsness reports:

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, said Wednesday that he is worried and saddened that the controversy over the Vatican’s rebuke of a US nuns’ group may have fostered a perception the church is inhospitable to women.

“It’s a [...]

The Girl Scouts of Sweatshops?

No, they’re not the Earth Scouts. But if you compare the Girl Scouts of America to the Boy Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts come out ahead is some important respects. The Girl Scouts of America do not mandate that kids swear an oath before God; the Boy Scouts of America do. The Girl Scouts [...]

Girl Scouts vs. Grassroots Gay Rights Activism

Large numbers of kids came out in the cold rain in Ithaca to protest with even more adults against California’s Proposition 8. Nearby, under the shelter of a dry pavilion, the girl scouts didn’t even show up to sell their own cookies. Which kids do you think have the better character? [...]