"Ordination" hasn't always meant what it does today, and that's one reason for some of the debate over women's ordination.
Sisters and priests are reacting to a climate of fear fostered by bishops and cardinals never investigated for roles in the abuse crisis.
Fr. Hans Küng said he sees the attempt to rein in LCWR as a sign of myopia and a failure of vision.
"A fundamental problem of honesty" plagues the discussions between the Vatican and LCWR leaders, sisters say.
'The killing must stop. America is losing its future. Gun regulation is an imperative' --- LCWR
The Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de' Ricci became members of the Dominican Sisters of Peace at a ceremony Dec. 15 in Columbus, Ohio.
Essays in Theology: The Vatican and conservative U.S. bishops should simply say "thank you" and then let the nuns do their work on behalf of the Kingdom of God.
One of the largest groups of U.S. Catholic sisters has asked its members to join in prayer and fasting in an effort to support dialog between American sisters and three bishops appointed by the Vatican to oversee their work.
The statement, which came after a November meeting of the leaders of the 16 congregations of the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, asks the federation’s some 5,500 sisters and their nearly 3,000 lay associates to choose at least one day a week to dedicate to the effort.
The cartel came and had her boy shoot their friends. Then they gathered them all, dismembered those who were shot, took them to a landfill and dumped them. The mother was alive and had to walk through the dismembered parts; she cried out to see if anyone else was alive. Her son, the one who was forced to kill his friends, is now in a mental institution and may never recover.
NCR Today: The leadership team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas wrote they are "saddened and disturbed" by the Vatican's dismissal of Roy Bourgeois.