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Paul Crowley

U.S. nuns haunted by dead Jesuit: the ghost of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


Are American nuns paying for the sins of a Jesuit priest who died in the 1950s?

It might seem that way, given the ongoing showdown between doctrinal hard-liners in the Vatican and leaders representing more than 40,000 U.S. sisters, with one of Rome's chief complaints being the nuns' continuing embrace of the notion of "conscious evolution."


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November 20-December 3, 2015


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