From super-liberal RNS:
New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to highlight Pope Francis’ US visit and agenda
“Obviously, Pope Francis’ message is exactly what we’ve been doing for 43 years,” Campbell said. “Having that affirmation is hugely supportive.”
But, she added, “what’s important is that we continue to do the mission regardless of how it goes,” and whatever the hierarchy says.
Does this pass the smell test?
The nuns’ mission seems to be, in fact, to piss off the hierarchy.
The Pope has said some strong things about abortion and about “gender theory”. The nuns reveal no solidarity with Pope Francis on those issues.
Will we hear a peep from them in defense of marriage and the unborn or will their silence demonstrate their fear to stand with the Church on homosexuality, fidelity to matrimony, and defense of the unborn?
I think we all know the answers.
No, they operate in terms of what is political and what promotes the Magisterium of Nuns, over and against the US Catholic Bishops.
Speaking of “the nuns”, let’s not forget the classic…