Julia Duin, former religion editor of The Washington Times, is the author of five books, the latest of which is Days of Fire and Glory: The Rise and Fall of a Charismatic Community, and holds a master's degree in religion from Trinity School for Ministry. She's learned seven foreign languages for all her international travels. Most risky but rewarding decision: adopting a 22-month-old from Kazakhstan at the age of 50.
The Hard Realities of International Adoption | Torry Hansen's story and the ensuing Russian adoption freeze might make some families reconsider. (April 27, 2010)
Gay Marriage Leads D.C. Archbishop to End Foster Care Program | Catholic Charities has given its caseload of 43 children, 35 foster families, and 7 staff members to a Maryland-based family-care agency so as not to disrupt client care. (February 22, 2010)
Women at Halftime: Where to Go Next? | For many women, turning 50 means the best is yet to come. (January 25, 2010)
Adoption: Single Christians Need Not Apply | When there are 132 million orphans in the world, should unmarrieds really be discouraged from reaching out to them? (September 16, 2009)
The Lutherans and Twister Theology | Julia's first-person account of the strange events at last week's ELCA convention. (August 25, 2009)
The Charismatic Alberto Cutie | Time will tell if the celebrity priest lives up to Church of the Resurrection's lively tradition. (August 4, 2009)
Julia Duin: The Anna Syndrome | When hanging out at church only hinders single women. ...1