Sister News Weekend 8.16.2014

(article) Sister Elizabeth Johnson: ‘The waste of time on this investigation is unconscionable’ by Heidi Hall in the Washington Post

(article) LCWR members set sights on justice for indigenous peoples, environment by Dan Stockman in the National Catholic Reporter

(article) LCWR elects new leaders as assembly draws to a close by Dan Stockman and Dawn Cherie Araujo in the National Catholic Reporter

(transcript of speech) However Long the Night: Holy Mystery Revealed in our Midst by Nancy Schreck, OSF on the website of LCWR

(opinion) Sister Acts by Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times

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.comMany additional news items and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page. Most Sister News content is now found there, rather than on this website.

Sister News Friday 8.15.2014

(article) Concordia nun elected to leadership position:  Sister Marcia Allen elected president-elect of Leadership Conference of Women Religious in the Topeka Capital-Journal

(transcript of speech) “The Music in the Heart of God that Sings through Our Lives” Presidential Address by Carol Zinn, SSJ at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious on August 13, 2014 on the website of the LCWR

(opinion) Vatican still unsure what to do about liberal American nuns: As I See It by Jason Berry in the Pennsylvania Patriot-News

(blog) LCWR Meets in Nashville, Will They Ignore the Vatican’s Mandate? by Ann Carey in the National Catholic Register

(letter) A Letter from Iraq: ‘Help Us Stop the Evil’ by Maria Hanna,  OP in the Chaldean News

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.comMany additional news items and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page. Most Sister News content is now found there, rather than on this website. However, because  LCWR is meeting this week, there will probably be some postings here for the next few days. Those are always linked on the Sister News Facebook page as well.

Sister News Thursday 8.14.2104

(article) Sartain to LCWR assembly: I’m here ‘as a brother and a friend’ by Dan Stockman in the National Catholic Reporter

(article) Michigan nun to lead group of sisters at odds with Vatican overseers by By Patricia Montemurri in the Detroit Free Press

(blog) Sartain to U.S. nuns: I’m your “brother” and “friend” — and overseer by Joel Connelly in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer

(blog) LCWR speakers: Failure to listen leads to judgment, cynicism, fear by Dan Stockman in the National Catholic Reporter

(blog) ‘Points of reflection’ on consecrated life presented to LCWR members by Dawn Cherie Araujo in the National Catholic Reporter

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.comMany additional news items and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page. Most Sister News content is now found there, rather than on this website. However, because  LCWR is meeting this week, there will probably be some postings here for the next few days. Those are always linked on the Sister News Facebook page as well.

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