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Celibacy isn’t cool

15 February 2024

6:07 AM

15 February 2024

6:07 AM

Abstinence doesn’t typically come to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day. But this year it coincides with Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, when we traditionally give something up. (Bear in mind that Christianity recognizes a very gruesome torture and death as the ultimate gesture of love. For us, a little bit of suffering seems perfectly in order on a day celebrating love.)

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