Bulletins from the Human Side: It might have been better if Cardinal Gerhard Müller had simply told LCWR, "We just don't like the way you decide things."
J. Peter Sartain
The renewal and change following the Second Vatican Council has led to the issues women religious now face, Franciscan Sr. Nancy Schreck said Thursday.
Global Sisters Report: The distance from Seoul, South Korea, to Nashville, Tenn., is 6,927 miles, but some "sister sisters" here feel close to LCWR.
Truly listening to others and reflecting on their thoughts can change thinking from individualistic to what is best for the community, one speaker said.
"In this place of prayer, in this place of faith ... this place is a fertile ground to talk about our love of the Lord."
As the Leadership Conference of Women Religious prepare to gather, the group is on a precipice. What lies on either side, no one can say.
At their annual meeting, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious will discuss how they plan to react to continued charges of infidelity.
The settlement, which involved abuse allegedly carried out by Christian Brothers, totaled $12.1 million. "I deeply regret the pain suffered by these victims," Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain said.
NCR Today: "We believe the recent criticism of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) has been unjust," the letter reads.
Global Sisters Report: The conference, which came after LCWR’s most recent reprimand, featured current and former leaders who outlined the essentials of spiritual leadership.