Sister News Friday 5.9.2014

(statement) LCWR Statement on Meeting with CDF issued by: Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ; Sister Sharon Holland, IHM; Sister Florence Deacon, OSF; and Sister Janet Mock, CSJ May 8, 2014 on the website of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

(article)  LCWR on accusations: ‘Communication has broken down’; ‘mistrust has developed’ by Thomas C. Fox in the National Catholic Reporter

(analysis) LCWR Nuns Respond, Acknowledge Severity of Vatican Mistrust by Patricia Miller on Religion Dispatches Magazine

(analysis) LCWR vision builds on John Paul II initiative by Thomas C. Fox in the National Catholic Reporter

(blog) Is Cardinal Mueller taking talking points on the nuns from NCR? by David Gibson on Sacred and Profane at Religion News Service

(blog) Back to the Future: LCWR nuns and “Conscious Evolution” and gnosticism by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf on Fr. Z’s Blog

(blog) Strong new statement bt CDF to LCWR, but the problem is deep (and close to home) by  Elizabeth Durack on Laetificat

(blog) Time for Pope Francis to step into LCWR case by Maureen Fiedler SL on Global Sisters Report

(blog) Radical Grace: U.S. Nuns Honor Vow by Challenging the Vatican by Gina Messina-Dysert on Huffpost Religion

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Sister News Tuesday 5.6.2014

(text of remarks) Meeting of the Superiors of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith with the Presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Opening Remarks by Cardinal Gerhard Müller on the Vatican website

(response) LCWR Response to CDF Remarks on the website of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious

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Sister News Monday 05.05.2014

(article) Vatican tightens crackdown on U.S. nuns: Sartain to have ‘active role’  by Joel Connelly in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer

(article) Head of Vatican doctrinal congregation confronts LCWR for noncooperation
by Dennis Coday in the National Catholic Reporter

(opinion) CDF prefect tells U.S. nuns they were wrong to honor Elizabeth Johnson by Grant Gallicho on dotCommonweal

(blog)  Card. Müller to LCWR leaders: Come back to “ecclesial center of faith” or be gone! by Carl E. Olson on the Catholic World Report blog

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