Category Archives: Magisterium of Nuns

“to become highly educated, travel the world … without being beholden to a husband or children”

Some of you alert readers have sent me links to an article in TIME about the Vatican and the LCWR nuns.  Vatican bad, nuns good.
For example, they think this one is pretty spiffy:
For more than four decades Sister Jeannine Gramick … Continue reading

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Ann Carey, expert on women religious, dissects LCWR keynote – “convoluted, confused, and unfounded”

Ann Carey, author of the thoughtful and balanced Sisters in Crisis Revisited: From Unraveling to Reform and Renewal, masterfully dissected the astonishingly myopic and self-centered speech given at the recent LCWR meeting by Sr. Nancy Shreck.  I urge you to … Continue reading

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LCWR wrap up

“But Father! But Father!”, people have been asking me by email, “Why haven’t you been covering the antics of the LCWR?  Did you not see that they are defying the bishops?  The Vatican?”
Look, they are still meeting to figure out … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: Mother Angelica 1993 – “My agenda is not hidden.”

Back in 1993 Mother Angelica blew up when, at World Youth Day (10-15 August), there was a mimed Stations of the Cross during which a woman portrayed Christ.  Someone gave me a recording of her reaction.
She called out the dissident nomenklatura … Continue reading

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Stunning unexpected support for Fr. Z’s request for LCWR credentials!

As you know, I was recently crushed by the LCWR’s second rejection.
I had reached out in hope. I had applied, again, for media credentials for the upcoming LCWR assembly in Nashville.  They have rebuffed, again, my application.
“Where’s their prophetic spirit?”, I … Continue reading

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Wherein the rejected Fr. Z shares his pain with the readership

Even after last year’s bitter experience being rejected by the LCWR,  I – eternal optimist that I am – once again applied for media credentials for their annual assembly.
The LCWR sisters will assemble in Nashville from 12-15 August.
Yes, I sent … Continue reading

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Sr. Joan’s Honey-Do List for the Synod

Over at the Fishwrap, good ol’ Sr. Joan Chittister, who hasn’t been seen anywhere near the ISIS conflict in Iraq (remember her triumph in Tahir), as posted about the dynamic movement sparked by the meeting of the Ass. of Catholic Priests!
Apparently … Continue reading

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Sr. Simone Campbell, NETWORK against SCOTUS on Hobby Lobby

Earlier today I saw a Tweet from Sr. Simone Campbell’s group NETWORK, the Nuns On The Bus crowd, along with the LCWR types… the Magisterium of Nuns, who place themselves over and against the teaching office of Bishops.

Are Sr. Simone … Continue reading

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In this changing media landscape, who gets press credentials?

A reader here recently sent a link to this, on Digital Media Law Project (my emphases):
Who Gets a Press Pass?
The Digital Media Law Project at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Journalist’s Resource project at Harvard’s Shorenstein … Continue reading

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Hey Fishwrap! This is what “sentire cum Ecclesia” REALLY means!

I wonder which of the master wordsmiths at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) cobbled up the clucking editorial cum open letter to Pope Francis.  NSR is displaying their case of the vapors over the mean old Vatican’s treatment of the consciously evolved sister-leaders … Continue reading

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