Israeli police detained 10 women at one of Judaism's most sacred sites on Monday for wearing prayer shawls, which Orthodox tradition sees as solely for men, a spokesman said.
|Sisters are doing it to themselves
From ASSOCIATED PRESS:
Topless women activists pounded a huge church bell in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to "celebrate" the pope's resignation. The nine women from Ukrainian feminist group Femen had their chests and backs emblazoned with the words "Pope No More." Cathedral staff turned off the church lights and pulled the women away.
For some spot on commentary that links these two stories together very well, check out "A religious war that’s ensnared women" by Ruth Marcus at THE WASHINGTON POST.
For the funniest, yet most scarily accurate, commentary on Benny's abdication, check out THE ONION'S post, "Resigning Pope No Longer Has Strength To Lead Church Backward".