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"No Turning Back" Is a Radical Book in Every Respect

Book critic John Leonard reviews the new book by ex-nuns Barbara Ferraro and Patricia Hussey, co-written with Jane O'Reilly. Ferraro and Hussey defied the Catholic Church's policies on abortion, birth control, and the ordination of women. Their convictions eventually led them to give up their vows.



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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 18, 1990: Interview with Steve Cropper; Review of Eyuphuro's album "Mama Mosambiki"; Interview with James Foley; Review of Barbara Ferraro, Patricia Hussey, and…


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