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Op-Ed says Vatican's criticism of sisters is \"a curious move\"

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Tobias Winright and John Gehring write in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

The Vatican's decision to pick a high-profile fight with nuns is a curious move. The Catholic Church still is reeling from clergy abuse scandals and faces a disquieting exodus of those baptized into the faith. Nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults are former Catholics — a figure that would make lapsed Catholics the second-largest U.S. denomination.

Read the Op-Ed here.

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