Tag Archives: LCWR

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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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 … Continue reading

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Another view of Pope Francis’ correction of women religious

It is hardly a surprise that bloggers and Catholic media outlets are not writing in greater detail about what Pope Francis told the international sisters group the other day. Given that the American sisters over there were wowed by the … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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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Fr. Scalon on the unfinished business of Vatican II

At Homiletic and Pastoral Review there is a good article by Fr. Regis Scanlon, OFMCap.  Let’s see the first part, with my emphases: Fifty years after the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the Church in the United States is … Continue reading

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Schism at NSR?

Something curious is happening at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap). Our pal Michael Sean Winters wrote about the Holy See’s hostile takeover of the LCWR in light of the keynote address to the LCWR given by Sr. Laurie Brinks.  Sr. … Continue reading

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Sr. Simone Campbell spins the CDF smackdown of the LCWR. Hilarity ensues.

In a story about the CDF smackdown on the LCWR, USA Today quotes Sr. Simone Campbell of the ultra-poltical, ultra-liberal Nuns on the Bus crowd. Sr. Campbell is too smart actually to believe this, but let’s read it anyway: […] … Continue reading

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Fr. James Martin’s spin on the CDF smackdown of the LCWR

The spin continues. Another example comes from Fr. James Martin, SJ of America Magazine.    (Remember his Twitter campaign to show appreciation of the nuns?) Martin’s arguments against despair over CDF’s smackdown of the the LCWR do not convince.   … Continue reading

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Fishwrap starts to spin Holy See’s smackdown of the LCWR

Let the games begin! The Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) is now between a rock and a hard spot. The NSR and LCWR are practically one flesh.  At the same time, NSR has been crooning about Pope Francis new “humble” … Continue reading

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