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LCWR Press Release

The LCWR breaks silence for a post-assembly press release. They rejected me, but I’ll share this anyway.  My emphases and comments: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leadership Conference of Women Religious Assembly Explores the Needs of the Global Community [Orlando, FL]  At the … Continue reading

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Of the LCWR and nostril-rings

The Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) reports that the LCWR nuns had a conclave.  I’d report it myself, but the nuns rejected my request for media credentials. It seems that they locked the doors, posted specially-hired security guards, eschewed wireless … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking about the LCWR meeting, which – sadly – is in its final hours.

I’ve been thinking about the LCWR meeting, which – sadly – is in its final hours. (Have I mentioned that they rejected me?) What greater sign that the CDF take-over is really working, and that it is game over for … Continue reading

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At the LCWR Woodstock in Orlando the sisters learn that “we are stardust”.

The LCWR Woodstock 2013 has begun at Yasgur’s Farm … er… the Caribe Royale Resort near Disney World in Orlando. Today they had a talk from their featured speaker, Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF. Excerpts from the National Catholic Register coverage: … Continue reading

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Nuns in Arms! Sr. Fiedler runs down Archbp. Sartain as the LCWR Games begin.

The inimitable Sr. Maureen Fiedler has taken it upon her broad shoulder to be spokesone for the LCWR. We know that a past mentor of the LCWR is annoyed that Archbp. Sartain (appointed by the CDF to keep his eyes … Continue reading

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Sister is upset that Archbp. Sartain will attend the LCWR meeting

The nuns aren’t happy. That is to say the LCWR nuns aren’t happy.  All the traditional sisters are happy. It seems that the LCWR’s Vatican Overlord is going to attend the whole of the LCWR meeting at the swanky Royale … Continue reading

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Sr. Kane (of “NUNS GONE WILD” fame) on Pope Francis’ feelings. Wherein Fr. Z rants and has some fun.

First, take a look HERE.  This is where the Holy See posted the transcript of Pope Francis’ chat with newsies on the flight back to Rome from Rio.  From what I can tell, it is the whole thing and in … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z is REJECTED by the LCWR!

I am sure you are filled with anticipation for the upcoming meeting of the LCWR to be held from 13-17 August at one of Orlando’s swankiest resort hotels, the Caribe Royale. When I found their page for applying for media … Continue reading

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International Court dismisses SNAP’s case against the Holy See

I saw this at These Stone Walls, the blog for Fr. Gordon MacCrae, in prison serving time for a crime he more than likely did not commit. The post is longish, but here is the first part: The International Criminal Court … Continue reading

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New book about women religious!

If you want to understanding something about how many of the women religious in these USA have gone completely off their rockers, here is the book to get. I have the first book, from 1997.  Now there is an updated, … Continue reading

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WISCONSIN: Bill for Ultrasound Before Abortion PASSED and SIGNED

Baby by baby. Talk about a new way of thinking about “emanations from penumbras”! From LifeSite: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bill for Ultrasound Before Abortion by Steven Ertelt Today, Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 206 (Sonya’s Law) into … Continue reading

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Sr. Joan had better keep her eyes on the Prize!

Why hasn’t Sr. Joan Chittister returned to Tahir Square? I posted about her historic journey HERE. Remember how she pushed for the overthrowing of Hosni Mubarak? Does her absence from the Square mean that she is rooting for Muhammed Morsi? … Continue reading

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A new Catholic “whistle-blower” group

From Newsmax: Catholic Priests and Nuns Unite to Fight Church’s Abuse Problem A group of priests and nuns calling themselves Catholic Whistleblowers are pressing Pope Francis and the American bishops to take on those in the church who are still … Continue reading

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Need a review of what’s up with the LCWR?

If some of you are wondering what is going on with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, there is a good summary piece at the National Catholic Register.  That’s the Register, not the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap… which is … Continue reading

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How the LCWR, Magisterium of Nuns, get around the Church’s teaching and hierarchy

I missed this the other day. On review, it is important enough to post about. Over at Fishwrap, the National Schismatic Reporter, there is an interview with the head of the LCWR, Sr. Florence Deacon, from 7 May, while she … Continue reading

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