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Pope Formalizes Women’s Roles, but Priesthood Stays Out of Reach

Pope Formalizes Women’s Roles, but Priesthood Stays Out of Reach

Pope Formalizes Women’s Roles, but Priesthood Stays Out of Reach Pope Formalizes Women’s Roles, but Priesthood Stays Out of Reach ROME — Pope Francis has changed the laws of the Roman Catholic church to formally allow women to give readings from the Bible during Mass, act as altar servers and distribute communion, but they remain barred from becoming deacons or …

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Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women's Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games The women’s basketball program at Duke University will end its season early, the team announced Friday, because of mounting coronavirus concerns. It’s the first Power Five basketball team to start and stop its season because of the pandemic. “The student-athletes on the …

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Play Suspension Delays Finish at U.S. Women’s Open

Play Suspension Delays Finish at U.S. Women’s Open

Play Suspension Delays Finish at U.S. Women’s Open Play Suspension Delays Finish at U.S. Women’s Open HOUSTON — The best female golfers had to wait 189 days to start the United States Women’s Open after it was pushed back from June to December because of the coronavirus pandemic. So what’s one more day to crown a winner? A storm blew …

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U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain

U.S. Women's Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain

U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain U.S. Women’s Open: Cristie Kerr Is Playing in Pain “Whenever I have broken ribs or torn cartilage, I have to stop playing golf because the turn is so painful,” he said. “I couldn’t imagine swinging a golf club for four hours.” The world No. 6 Brooke Henderson, a former hockey goaltender, …

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At the U.S. Women’s Open, a Love Story

At the U.S. Women’s Open, a Love Story

At the U.S. Women’s Open, a Love Story At the U.S. Women’s Open, a Love Story HOUSTON — The honeymoon began, as so many do for golf-obsessed newlyweds, with 18 holes. The skies were blue, the sun was warm and the Spanish moss hung from the oak trees like nature’s tinsel, draping the scene in tranquillity. What better way to …

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December Date for U.S. Women’s Open Brings New Challenges

December Date for U.S. Women’s Open Brings New Challenges

December Date for U.S. Women’s Open Brings New Challenges December Date for U.S. Women’s Open Brings New Challenges HOUSTON — The PGA Tour does not have a 72-hole stroke play event this week, and several weekend college football games, including the marquee matchup between Michigan and Ohio State, have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus, leaving the best …

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Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court

Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court Saudi Judge Sends Prominent Women’s Rights Activist to Terrorism Court BEIRUT, Lebanon — Appearing weak and shaking uncontrollably, one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent prisoners, the women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, appeared before a Saudi judge on Wednesday to learn that her case was being transferred to a special court …

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Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68

Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68

Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68 Nancy Darsch, Champion Coach of Women’s Basketball, Dies at 68 Nancy Darsch, who helped turn Ohio State into a women’s basketball powerhouse and then joined the professional ranks, becoming the first coach of the New York Liberty and leading the team to the W.N.B.A.’s inaugural championship game, died on Nov. …

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Store Accused of Fat Shaming for Calling Large-Size Women’s Clothing ‘Rotten’

Store Accused of Fat Shaming for Calling Large-Size Women’s Clothing ‘Rotten’

Store Accused of Fat Shaming for Calling Large-Size Women’s Clothing ‘Rotten’ Store Accused of Fat Shaming for Calling Large-Size Women’s Clothing ‘Rotten’ HONG KONG — “Slim.” “Beautiful.” “Rotten.” “Extra Rotten.” “Rotten to the Core.” Those were the size descriptions for women’s clothing, ranging from small to XXL, that a Taiwanese chain, RT-Mart, slapped on chart measurements in one of its …

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Lee Hyo-jae, Champion of Women’s Rights in South Korea, Dies at 95

Lee Hyo-jae, Champion of Women’s Rights in South Korea, Dies at 95

Lee Hyo-jae, Champion of Women’s Rights in South Korea, Dies at 95 Lee Hyo-jae, Champion of Women’s Rights in South Korea, Dies at 95 Lee Hyo-jae was born on Nov. 4, 1924, in Masan, a precinct of Changwon in Gyeongsang Province, during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Her father, Lee Yak-shin, was a Presbyterian minister and leader in the church …

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