Sister News Tuesday 8.19.2014

SisterNewsLogo(press release, including board statement) LCWR Assembly Examines Key Challenges and Opportunities by Annmarie Sanders, IHM on the website of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

(article) LCWR: ‘Ongoing conversation with church leadership is key by Dan Stockman in the National Catholic Reporter

(analysis) The LCWR Doubles Down on Dissent by Ann Carey in the Catholic World Report

(commentary) It is time to revoke the Catholic status of the LCWR by Dr. Jeff Mirus

(blog)  At LCWR Assembly, Elizabeth Johnson Speaks Her Mind by Mollie Wilson O’Reilly in Commonweal

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 Sunday Special Edition 8.17.2014

 

(transcript of speech) “Let a female speculate”: Full text of Sister Elizabeth Johnson’s LCWR talk with intro by David Gibson at Religion News Service

Many additional news items and links that do not make it onto this website are posted on the Sister News Facebook page.

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.

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