8.19.2013 Sister News Monday

(press release) 2013 LCWR Assembly and Board Meeting on the website of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

(article) Pope tells nuns that they are like Mary, opening heaven by Andrea Gagliarducci on Catholic News Agency

(opinion) My Word: Vatican must work to heal nuns’ wounds by John Gehring on Faith in Public Life

(blog) LCWR: ‘Profound sharing’ with Sartain, ‘uncertain’ of progress by Joshua J. McElwee on NCR Today at National Catholic Reporter

(blog) The Power of the Muzzle by Ken Briggs on NCR Today at National Catholic Reporter

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8.17.2013 Sister News Saturday

(article) Why Would a Millennial Become a Priest or a Nun? by Emma Green in The Atlantic

(column) Save Our Sisters by James Martin SJ in America Magazine

(blog) Sartain offers LCWR few details, some sisters say by Joshua J. McElwee on Sisters’ Stories at the National Catholic Reporter

(blog and video clip)  Meet the singing, anti-fracking nuns by James West on Grist

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.

8.16.2013 Sister News Friday

(article) LCWR leader hopes assembly a contemplative experience for attendees by Laura Dodson on Catholic News Service

(article) LCWR meets with Vatican overseer under lock, with guards by Joshua J. McElwee in the National Catholic Reporter

(article) LCWR Keynote Speaker Advocates ‘Cosmological Rethink’ of Religion by Tanya Goodman in the National Catholic Register

(article) 2 nuns injured in West End home invasion early Wednesday by Cindy Uken and Zach Benoit in the Billings Gazette

(article) 4 Dominican Sisters arrive for St. Jude, Peoria Notre Dame by Jennifer Willems in The Catholic Post

(article) Sister Margaret Mary Sallwasser – A Continuous Habit by Jen Jeffrey in the Chattanoogan

(blog) Vatican overseer preaches to LCWR on Mary’s submission to God by Joshua J. McElwee on Sisters’ Stories at National Catholic Reporter

(blog) American nuns gather in Florida with a minder in their midst by Jason Berry on Belief at GlobalPost

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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