The table for dialogue and relationship is set by sisters, Franciscans and many other faithful Catholics. Can those at the Vatican respond with some of the graciousness that the bishop of Assisi exhibited to Francis?
People across the nation have taken to the streets to protest the Vatican's attack on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and show their support for the sisters, according to Nun Justice.
As a rabbi, I am deeply conscious of the transcendent value of religious freedom. I believe that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is indeed one of God's best creations. So I listen with great care to claims it is being violated.