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Nuns Gone Wild? Why The Vatican Is Cracking Down On The Catholic Sisters

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Religion

* Vatican aims to rein in conference of Catholic nuns * Differences over ordination of women, ministry to gays * Some U....

Vatican Orthodoxy Watchdog Orders Crackdown On 'Radical Feminist' U.S. Nuns

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 06.18.2012 | Religion

-- The Vatican orthodoxy watchdog announced Wednesday a full-scale overhaul of the largest umbrella group for nuns in the United States, accusing the...

New Twists In The Vatican Investigation Of American Nuns

Maureen Fiedler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Maureen Fiedler

There is a deep concern that the Vatican wants to return American nuns to traditional ministries, put them back in habits, curtail their independence and keep them from speaking out.

American Nuns Hopeful On Reaching An Understanding With The Vatican

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Michael O'Malley Religion News Service (RNS) The recent appointment of an American archbishop to the Vatican office overseeing a wide-ranging inve...

What "Pro-Life" Really Means

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Andy Ostroy

Finally, a logical, practical interpretation from some in the religious community of what it truly means to be "pro-life." Kudos to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.