11:43 a.m., Nov. 29, 2010----A panel discussion sponsored by the St. Albert Institute of Catholic Thought and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Delaware entitled “Our Bodies, Our Children, Ourselves: Pro-Life Women Speak Out,” will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Room 004 Kirkbride Hall on the UD campus in Newark.
The panel will discuss the topic of Christian women and abortion, and the speakers are:
Ellen Barrosse, president and founder of A Rose and a Prayer, dedicated to the decrease of abortions in the state of Delaware.
Leslie Dean, regional coordinator for Silent No More and author of Forgiven Much, which recounts her experience as a post-abortive woman.
Mary McCrossan, M.D., who practices family medicine at a health center for low income patients in Wilmington and has certification in bioethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center.
Katherin Rogers, professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Delaware, who has published numerous articles, including articles on abortion and cloning. She has certification in bioethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center.
Rae Stabosz, who is retired from the University of Delaware after 27 years in academic computing and now participates actively in the civil rights movement for the unborn. She is co-president of the St. Albert Institute of Catholic Thought.