Monday, August 10, 2009

Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church by Angela Bonavoglia: a review by Jessica Rose [50BPT]



Today's contribution comes from a friend from school, Jessica Rose of Proper Spelling and Glamour. Thanks Jess!

Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church by Angela Bonavoglia


Although I do not identify as papist, I graduated from a Catholic high school two years ago and my mother has worked for one on and a off for nearly a decade; the Church has loomed over my life for as long as I can remember. I always thought I understood how patriarchal the system is, but Good Catholic Girls made me realize that the discrimination in the world's most powerful church is so beyond overt.
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