COSMO-Latinos and STDs, Facts You Should Know-MainPhoto

Many of the Latina women I spoke to said that Catholicism shaped who they are, but that they plan on teaching their children to respect other religions, and to be “selective” Catholics. Some moms have sought out progressive Catholic churches. A common sentiment was that they valued and admired the Church’s social justice issues (caring for the poor, supporting immigrants, and helping the needy), but they were unhappy with other teachings, such as the Church’s stance on contraception and gay marriage.