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LCWR’s award this year is an insult to the US Bishops

The LCWR (Leadership Conference of Women Religious) are feeling a little frisky.   I suspect they think that, even though they are being watched by the CDF for their totally weird spiritual notions, they are invulnerable in the age of … Continue reading

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Francis: “Can you imagine a Church without nuns?” Fr. Z gives his view.

Pope Francis has made it clear that he considers dimly women religious who are not fruitful. He has admonished nuns not to be “zitelle… spinsters, old maids, biddies”. To be called “una zitella” isn’t a compliment in Italian.
“But Father! But … Continue reading

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