Treatment Denied

Kathleen Prieskorn gasped in shock as her medical nightmare began. Still reeling from the heartbreak of an earlier miscarriage, Prieskorn was three months pregnant and working as a waitress when she felt a twinge, felt a trickle down her leg and realized she was miscarrying again. She rushed to her doctor’s office, “where I learned […]

Religious Women and Contraceptive Use: It’s the Norm

Are condoms compatible with churchgoing? The answer, according to recent research, is a resounding “yes.” The overwhelming majority of religious women use contraception, according to an April study by the Guttmacher Institute [PDF], a reproductive health policy organization in New York City. Guttmacher’s findings debunk the rejection of modern-day contraception by the Catholic Church—a problem […]