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Ex-Nuns Work for Women in the Catholic Church

Former Sisters of Notre Dame Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey were once known as the "abortion nuns." In 1984, they signed a New York Times ad that called on the Catholic Church to reconsider its stance on abortion. Their new book, No Turning Back, also outlines their differences with Church teachings on divorce and the ordination of women.


Other segments from the episode on September 26, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 26, 1990: Interview with Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey; Commentary on Manu Dibango; Interview with David Lodge; Commentary on how to survive a bear…


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