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The list of Americans canonized by the Roman Catholic Church is a short one. Most of the people considered American saints were not even born in the United States, but in Europe. Elizabeth Ann Seton, known for her contri ...

Category: Religion

The Church of England recently published guidelines for “Pastoral Guidance for use in conjunction with the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith in the context of gender transition.” It’s an interesting develo ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Need gift ideas for the young girls on your Christmas list? These books about women who resisted the social norms of their day will inspire anyone to fight for civil rights, labor rights and environmental protection in t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Politics

Take a trip into the history of the church by looking at some of the patron saints who have feast days in November. Saint Agnes of Assisi Most people are familiar with Agnes’ older sister, Clare. Clare founded th ...

Category: Religion

Need more inspiration for reading about Native American culture? Here are seven more books that will delight readers of all genders. Some are about the myths and legends of the Native American people and others are conte ...

Category: School

Mother's Day is a time when people take a step back and take a moment to appreciate their mother. It is celebrated in many different ways, with the common denominator being to show you are thankful for your mom and all s ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Biblical women often get little consideration in the stories where they are featured. Mary, Jesus’ mother, and Sarah, the wife of Abraham, get mentioned more than most. While these two women were good examples, the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

April is designated Arab American Heritage Month. Although many are familiar with Arab people in the entertainment industry, such as Hoda Kotb, Kathy Najimy and Shannon Elizabeth, there are many other Arab American women ...

Category: Freedom Politics

Young girls need heroines that will fill their minds of possibilities. In the past, it’s been challenging to find interesting stories of women who made a difference. Fortunately, publishers have taken notice and ha ...

Category: Social Equality

Seneca Falls is a small town in central New York. At the 2010 census, the population was just a little over 9,000. Still, it holds an important place in history. In 1848, the first women’s rights convention was hel ...

Category: Religion