A writer introduces the radical, extravagant hospitality of Magdalene — an organization serving women who survived prostitution, addiction, and homelessness. It's motto, "Love Heals" is more than a saccharine promise, it's a fierce, moment-to-moment presence — hard-earned, razor’s edge, breath-by-breath.
A collection of what we're reading and publishing — from Lord of the Rings and love to Springsteen's tribute to Townsend!
A joy-filled week of presidential honors, exciting previews of our new tablet app, and hay bale architecture that will stimulate the mind, the eye, and the ear.
Nicole Holofcener's film is funny, raw, and intimate — and it does what very few films do: it gets women right.
A complex gender question for the Buddhist tradition.
A compelling multimedia report on life as a woman in Afghanistan.
I enjoy the reporting of Sylvia Poggioli, NPR’s veteran European correspondent. She was formerly known in my household as “The Pope Reporter” because I often had the radio on when her stories on Pope John Paul II aired. (She was a guest on our program on the religious legacy of the late pontiff).