Angela Bonavoglia

Angela Bonavoglia
Journalist/Author
New York, NY

Media Experience

Salon.com, Democracy Now, Newsday, On Point with Tom Ashbrook (NPR), Oprah Winfrey Show,

Television, Print, Radio

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Angela Bonavoglia is an award-winning journalist and author who is nationally recognized for her writing about women and the Catholic Church. The National Catholic Reporter called her latest book, Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the…

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Women, Catholic Church, Religion

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Angela Bonavoglia is an award-winning journalist and author who is nationally recognized for her writing about women and the Catholic Church. The National Catholic Reporter called her latest book, Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church (Harper Collins),"Detailed and well-documented....Takes a fresh look at the post-sexual-scandal church and finds the landscape both familiar and surprising." The Dallas Morning News wrote that it is a “thoughtful, coherent and impassioned call for answers to some of the most pressing questions facing the Catholic Church today."

Bonavoglia’s writing about women and the Catholic Church also has appeared in the Nation, the National Catholic Reporter, Ms., the Chicago Tribune, Newsday, the Miami Herald, Salon and the Huffington Post. She was the first journalist to cover the sexual exploitation of girls and women by clergy across denominations, which she did in 1992 for Ms., where she was contributing editor). Bonavoglia has been a guest on nearly 60 television and radio shows speaking about women and Church reform.

She tweets from @angiebona.

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