As a follow up to an earlier post noting that the catholic church was urging parishioners not to donate to the Susan Komen charity, which funds mammograms for poor women, today's WaPo, notes that the church has apologized. No word on whether the apology came with a check. Good for the folks at Komen for standing up to the church.
I'm a woman, a Witch, a mother, a grandmother, an eco-feminist, a gardener, a reader, a writer, and a priestess of the Great Mother Earth. Hecate appears in the
Homeric Ode to Demeter, which tells of Hades who caught Persophone
"up reluctant on his golden car and bare her away lamenting. . . . But no one, either of the deathless gods or of mortal men, heard her voice, nor yet the olive-trees bearing rich fruit: only tenderhearted Hecate, bright-coiffed, the daughter of Persaeus, heard the girl from her cave . . . ."