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motherhood
July 31, 2021
My mother has dementia. I’ve been a mother myself for a good quarter century, so I’m used to trying to help people who can’t express what they want. Or who don’t want what they should. Or who don’t understand what they truly want. But this is different. In those cases I’d be trying to show respect and
December 28, 2020
Mary Pezzulo watched her share of Christmas dreck when she was a child. Most were harmless cheesy fun, but she didn't like the Little Drummer Boy.
February 01, 2017
There is a gulf between a Catholic view of motherhood and the way it is portrayed in the media
October 06, 2016
A child with Down's syndrome is a living human being, with the same longing to be loved as the rest of us
June 04, 2015
A doctor has spoken of the agony women feel when they realise they can no longer start a family
May 15, 2015
This genius makes a vital contribution to culture – and decadence may follow if it is lost
October 15, 2013
Francis makes remarks during conference on Blessed John Paul II's apostolic letter 'Mulieris Dignitatem'
June 25, 2012
She says women should have a choice: except, it seems, if they choose to disagree with her
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