Pope Francis has elevated the celebration of St. Mary Magdalene, July 22nd, from that of a “memorial” to a “feast,” recognizing her as the first witness to Christ’s resurrection and as a “true and authentic evangelizer.”
Sarah Condon, writing in Mockingbird, writes to Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright, asking them to “stop trash-talking young women,” and describes how she was mentored in her faith and as a feminist by a woman priest of their generation.
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