Did the author mistakenly leave out the word “not” in the following sentence about these nuns’ activities, “a week of openly and actively fighting for the right to deny lifesaving medical care based on personal prejudice”? Because if not, all we’re talking about here is a stylistic difference from the bishops and the Vatican in the war on women that I fear is being missed by the readership. If these nuns were doing anything remotely just or worthy, it would read, “a week of openly and actively fighting for the right to lifesaving medical care, NOT the denial of it based on personal prejudice.” Otherwise as it is written, these women are participating in the persecution of their own gender based on their buying into the patriarchal misogyny of the Catholic church and deserve CONDEMNATION, NOT PRAISE! Talk about social INjustice! This is testimony to how victimized women are in these churches and how much they have been beaten into submission that they turn on other women in order to get the approval of the male bishopricks (“k” added for clarification) and a male supremacist god.
Thursday, 7 June 2012 · 18:19