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News bits (266)

There’s a story in today’s NY Times on Ela Bhatt, founder of SEWA. Note that one woman who’s a part of the cooperative, Namrata Rajhara, said that “Before, I felt blank. I didn’t know anything about the world,” she said … Continue reading

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Rape and excommunication (266)

A follow-up to a story mentioned this past Thursday: The nine-year-old rape victim, pregnant with twins, was granted an abortion this past Thursday. The local Catholic archbishop, Jose Cardoso Sobrinho, responded by excommunicating the girl’s mother and the doctors who … Continue reading

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