Jamie L. Manson is a columnist and books editor at the National Catholic Reporter. She is editor of Changing the Questions: Explorations in Christian Ethics, a collection of writings by Margaret Farley. Her writing has won numerous awards, and her activism on behalf of women in the church led her to receive the Theresa Kane Award for Women of Courage and Vision.

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Humanae Vitae's ban on contraception causes suffering

Humanae Vitae at 50: Those who believe that that church's ban on artificial contraceptives does not matter need to hear this wake-up call: Untold numbers of women and children have died, will die and are dying right now as a direct consequence of Humanae Vitae.


Women and LGBTQ people must find solidarity in struggle for a just church

Grace on the Margins: Both women and LBGTQ people are equally marginalized in the church by complementarity. But complementarity is a point where, together, we can strive for justice.


For LGBTQ Catholics, there is little hope in hearsay

Grace on the Margins: In the face of spiritual harm, loss of work and civil rights, and physical violence endured by LGBTQ persons, are Francis' words to Juan Carlos Cruz adequate?


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Spring Fund Drive: One of NCR's most significant contributions to the Catholic media is its continued commitment to spotlighting the voices of those on the margins of our church and society. Please support us today so that we can continue to speak prophetically and independently about the issues in our church that matter most to you.