Religion: In Defense of Women

"Is Modern Woman a Failure?" So read the program topic at a diocesan conference of Roman Catholic women in Boston last week, and some 1,500 women turned out to listen.

"Modern woman," Jesuit Father Joseph

F. Cantillon Told them, "has sold out to commercialism and allowed her God-given body to be exploited in the cheapest of ways, destroyed the home and the real meaning of family life." Moreover, she has "robbed man of his birthright by wearing the pants in the family."

Jesuit Father Gerard Murphy came to women's defense: "Just because the average woman wants to look her best doesn't mean that she...

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