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Vatican Nun Investigation

Vatican Ends Six-Year Investigation On U.S. Nuns

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican ended a six-year inquiry into U.S. nuns with a report designed to bury their differences and celebrate their contributi...

Apostolic Visitation Report Suggests Challenges, Hope for Nuns

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The church's challenge now is to deal with the hurt that erupted when the church's call for visitations seemed to disregard what tens of thousands of nuns accomplished both in the past and today.

Thank You, Sisters

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Women religious as well as their colleagues and friends will find in the report a fair depiction of the state of Catholic sisters in the United States.

Nuns Consider Response To Vatican Crackdown

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 08.02.2012 | Religion

-- The largest group for American nuns will meet next week in St. Louis to decide whether they should resist or accept a Vatican-ordered overhaul. T...

Dear Cardinal Dolan: Is The Pope Catholic?

Carol DeChant | Posted 07.08.2012 | Religion
Carol DeChant

Does the Pope really want to force American Catholics to choose between standing with our nuns or with a male hierarchy interrogating them for nebulous infractions, with a stated agenda of keeping their findings secret?

Nun-Sensical Male Leadership

Dan Mulhern | Posted 07.04.2012 | Religion
Dan Mulhern

I think it's high time we build a different manly culture. It is time for a new masculine strength, where men in power stand for principles that matter.

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...