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Angela Bonavoglia is an award-winning journalist and author who is nationally recognized for her writing about women and the Catholic Church. The National Catholic Reporter called her most recent book, Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church (Harper Collins),"Detailed and well-documented....Takes a fresh look at the post-sexual-scandal church and finds the landscape both familiar and surprising." The Dallas Morning News wrote that it is a “thoughtful, coherent and impassioned call for answers to some of the most pressing questions facing the Catholic Church today." 

 Bonavoglia was among the first journalists to cover the sexual exploitation of girls and women by clergy across denominations, including the Catholic Church, which she did in 1992 for MsHer feature article on the current, unprecedented moment of reckoning being faced by Church leaders appears in the winter 2019 issue of Ms.—“Calling the Church to Account.”  Her writing about women and the Church also has appeared in The Nation, the National Catholic Reporter, the Chicago Tribune, Newsday, the Miami Herald, and online at the Religion Dispatches, Rewire, Women’s Media Center, Ms. online, and Salon. Bonavoglia has been a guest on nearly 60 television and radio shows speaking about women and Church reform.

She tweets from @angiebona.

Website:  www.angelabonavoglia.com

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