Frances Kissling

Frances Kissling is the president of The Center for Health, Ethics and Social Policy and teaches reproductive health ethics at the University of Pennsylvania. She was the president of Catholics for Choice for 25 years.

Stories by Frances Kissling

How Pope Francis Is Perpetuating Catholicism’s Double Standard

The pope has been celebrated for ministering to people with telephone calls, but is he extending mercy or a culture of hypocrisy?

A sonogram for baby Jesus?

By Frances Kissling I love Christmas. I love the secular parts of it – presents, a big meal with friends … Continued

Catholics don’t want to be told how to vote

By Frances Kissling Seems like everyone is urging me to vote. I get a dozen or so messages each day … Continued