Category Archives: Magisterium of Nuns

I’m feeling bad for the nuns today

I am feeling really really bad right… sad even… for the poor oppressed nuns of the LCWR.  They are so “spiritually bruised” by male patriarchy (as Jamie pointed out the other day HERE).
Whenever feel bad, I like to sing a … Continue reading

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National Schismatic Reporter starts to turn on the Pope – Francis and the LCWR

Here is something that I never thought I would write.
Fr. Z kudos to Jamie Manson of the National Schismatic Reporter.
One of Fishwrap‘s headliners, a darling of LCWR, the openly-lesbian, Margaret Farley-mentored Jamie Manson has sobered up about Pope Francis.
She has … Continue reading

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“feeeelings… wo wo wo feeeeeeeelings….”

It took them a few hours to get organized, but Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter), in its capacity of LCWR spin surrogate, has started to twist Pope Francis’s address to the UISG (HERE) into something that it is not.
Here is … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ outstanding address to international leaders of women religious

Today Pope Francis met with some 800 leaders of women’s religious institutes from around the world in an organization called the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). Think of an international version of the LCWR.
This meeting of women religious in … Continue reading

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Why do liberals try to make religious life so … small?

Since there is a great deal of liberal hooting at the latest women religious, LCWR, Bus-Nun type goat rodeo, let’s turn the clock back a bit and look at something at Religion and Politics about the Nashville Dominicans.
The article is longish, … Continue reading

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The LCWR goat rodeo continues

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious has been in a demonstrable doctrinal tailspin for years.  The LCWR has been strange enough that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith got involved.  The LCWR has its charter from the Holy … Continue reading

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Recent LCWR statements – context for the Holy See’s smackdown

Today the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith smacked down, hard, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.  This is, as you may remember, the group of leaders of communities of women religious (not all the religious themselves, but the … Continue reading

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HUGE! CDF to LCWR

Will this be the moment the National Schismatic Reporter crowd turns on Francis?
This is new.  It does NOT refer to their meeting of some months ago.
From news.va:
COMMUNIQUE OF THE CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH CONCERNING A MEETING WITH … Continue reading

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Nuns and Ohio voter fraud

A priest friend sent me this. I wonder Sr. Simone Campbell thinks about this.
From Cincinnati.com:
A Greater Cincinnati nun is suspected of illegally casting a ballot for another nun who died before last November’s election, a new case of alleged vote … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Orders of women religious who accept later vocations

From a reader:
Father, do your wonderful readers have suggestions about women’s religious orders that cater to late vocations (late 30′s)? Someone in our family is discerning.
I don’t, but I hope some of the readers here will.
The question of later religious … Continue reading

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