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LCWR’s Sr. Chittister’s evolving view of being a woman religious.

On the site of the National catholic Fishwrap there is a story about a meeting of the past presidents of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns). The story, by their obedient … Continue reading

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LCWR Assembly Begins. What their keynote speaker brings to the Nuns. VIDEO

Let’s hear a little bit of what the Nuns of the LCWR will hear during their assembly. Here is a video of their chosen and honored keynote speaker: Barbara Marx Hubbard. Try to get through this.  Seriously.  It is a … Continue reading

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SNAP to protest LCWR meeting in St. Louis (schedule posted)

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is planning on protesting outside the hotel where the Leadership Conference of Women Religious are meeting in their annual assembly.  Why?  For years they have been trying to work with the … Continue reading

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LCWR MEETING begins 7 August!

The leaders of a certain kind of community of women religious will be gathering today in St. Louis for the annual meeting of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns). After refusing … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s article on LCWR’s keynote speaker: “Teilhard would find in Barbara a kindred spirit”

From the LCWR… er ummm… Fishwrap. The National Catholic Reporter has an article on the LCWR’s keynote speaker: Barbara Marx Hubbard. Read below and then ponder why the LCWR refused to allow the CDF’s liaison Bp. Sartain to attend their … Continue reading

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Are the LCWR and lefty mainstream media distracting attention from abuse of children by women religious?

My friend The Motley Monk has a must read piece at American Catholic about the LCWR and what is, and isn’t, behind the recent “hostile takeover” by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Read the whole thing THERE, but … Continue reading

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Some notes to review before the LCWR Assembly in St. Louis

The long-anticipated annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious will soon begin in St. Louis, MO.  The local ordinary, Archbp. Robert Carlson is slated to speak at the assembly.  There is an article about the assembly at the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sartain offered to attend LCWR Assembly. In a spirit of dialogue, The Nuns rejected his gesture.

The other day in the National Catholic Register, I read a piece about the upcoming annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns).  The writer, Ann Carey, is all over this … Continue reading

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Bp. Blair about the LCWR

You will recall that Sr. Pat Farrell, President of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns) was interviewed on the liberal radio network NPR.  NPR followed up with an interview of one of the … Continue reading

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Dissecting a radical anti-Catholic feminist’s opinion piece

From the Guardian: Vatican orthodoxy does not represent all American Catholics Conservatives in the Catholic Church are pushing back against reformers, but progressives can find allies: it’s a broad church Claire Sahlin “Quit the church … Put women’s rights over … Continue reading

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H.RES 689: WHEREAS … Network, the LCWR, and the Nuns On The Bus go ’round and ’round;

Over at FishwrapI understand from Fishwrap that some members of the 112th Congress’ 2nd session have introduced a resolution in support of Catholic sisters! Exciting, I know. The House Resolution conflates all Catholic sisters in the USA with the leadership of certain … Continue reading

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Please, Sisters! Save our planet!

I noted on the site of the BBC that obese people are contributing to the world food crisis and climate change. This is such a worrisome problem that the Sisters of St. Francis in Philadelphia have decided to go after … Continue reading

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Sr. Sandra Schneider’s NunThink, or, Why The CDF Is Picking On The Magisterium of Nuns

NunThink  In the recent interview in the Fishwrap with the CDF’s Prefect Card. Levada, there were some fascinating things. He revealed quite a lot about the manner of work of the CDF, he admitted that he made a mistake, he … Continue reading

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Sick of the LCWR? There are other sisters out there, you know.

The LCWR’s leadership will now debate whether or not they want the Church’s true Magisterium in their lives. They are poised to become irrelevant.  Then, irrelevant, the biological solution will have its way with them and all their institutes, which have no … Continue reading

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Card Levada makes pointed comments about LCWR

The nearly ubiquitous John L Allen, Jr., still and sadly writing for the Fishwrap, reports for the same the following. I insert some emphases and comments: Vatican official warns of ‘dialogue of the deaf’ with LCWR [a subsidiary of the … Continue reading

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