CHICAGO -- If the founders of Mary’s Pence thought women’s gifts would be more valued by the Catholic church a quarter century later, the Vatican’s recent ordering of the reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) was hardly evidence of such improvement.
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In This Issue
- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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