American Nuns, Radical Feminism, and the Fear of “Another Religion”

LCWR National Board

"I loved the Church for Christ made visible. Not for itself, because it was so often a scandal to me." - Dorothy Day, Catholic Worker For years now there's been a quiet effort to rein in the┬áLeadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the Catholic Church's largest association of American women's religious orders. Back in 2008 it was announced that the Vatican was undertaking two large-scale investigations of American nuns who may "have opted for ways that take them outside" of Church … [Read more...]


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