Monthly Archives: May 2012

5.31.2012 Sister News Thursday

(news video and article) U.S. Catholic nuns go about work after rebuke by Wyatt Andrews on CBS News

(article) Nuns’ battle with Vatican echoes earlier LA battle with cardinal by Kitty Felde on 89.3 KPCC: Southern California Public Radio

(article) Suburban Catholics join in debate after Vatican rebuke of nuns by Kerry Lester in the Daily Herald

(column) The Sisters: Two Views by George Weigel on First Things

(blog) Vatican (embassy) opens doors to nun protesters by David Gibson on dotCommonweal

(blog) The CDF, the LCWR, and Obedience by Victoria Gaile Laidler on Gaudete Theology

(blog) Vatican Declares “Year of Assault” by John  C. Sivalon, M.M. on I Stand With the Sisters

(bookmark) A Prayer for LCWR

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

5.30.2012 Sister News Midweek Edition

(article) Leaders of U.S. Catholic nuns to address Vatican reprimand about ‘radical’ feminism by Michael Martinez on CNN.com

(article) Priests come to nuns’ defense by Carol Marin in the Chicago Sun-Times

(article) Catholics rally around nuns amid Vatican crackdown by Michael O’Malley in the Washington Post

(commentary) Vatican’s assessment of LCWR about fear, not doctrine by Fran Ferder OSF in the National Catholic Reporter

(interview) Former LCWR leader gives take on Vatican order (interview with Theresa Kane RSM) by Joshua J. McElwee in the National Catholic Reporter

(video interview) Nuns at odds with The Vatican on CNN (interview with Maureen Fiedler SL – 4 minute interview follows a short ad)

(blog) Cleveland priest on “What the Nuns’ Story is Really About” by Alice Popovici on Sisters Under Scrutiny at National Catholic Reporter

(bookmark) A Prayer for LCWR

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

5.28.2012 Sister News Monday

(article) Protesters back U.S. nuns in standoff with Vatican by Stephanie Simon on Reuters Edition US

(article) Two groups, two paths for US women religious by Monica Clark in the National Catholic Reporter

(commentary) Catholic church to investigate “nuns.” by John Konecsni in the New York Catholic Examiner

(column) Conservative bishops court the disdain of Catholic women by David Horsey in the Los Angeles Times

(column) Sisters are women of conviction by Mary Johnson in the Albany Times Union

(column) The Catholic Church’s inquisition of American nuns by Victoria Bekiempis in the Guardian UK

(opinion) Is the Catholic Church sending a message to women? by Marianne T. Duddy-Burke in the Washington Post

(blog) Pope’s Butler Arrested! Nuns Investigated! Which Is the Bigger Scandalo? by Adele Stan in the Washington Monthly

(blog) In Ohio newspaper, a full-page ad to support Catholic nuns by Alice Popovici on Sisters Under Scrutiny at National Catholic Reporter

(blog) Readings: Of Nuns and Freedoms by Raymond A. Schroth SJ in America Magazine

Thank you to all who sent in suggestions for today’s posting. If you find something of interest, please send it – with links – to Sister News at contactsisternews@gmail.com.  Some additional information and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page, and you can also follow Sister News on Twitter.

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