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Bishop Blair interviewed on Fresh Air

Blog Published: July 27, 2012

This week on the  public radio show Fresh Air, Terry Gross interviewed Bishop Leonard Blair regarding the doctrinal assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Ms. Gross talked with him about the criticism of LCWR by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

A breath of Fresh Air with LCWR president

Blog Published: July 19, 2012

This interview rocks! Sister Pat Farrell, OSF, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, talked with Terry Gross on the NPR program Fresh Air on Tuesday.

LCWR Responds

Blog Published: June 1, 2012

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) has issued a public statement today in response to the doctrinal assessment issued by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It is a powerful statement that reflects the depths of our tradition of religious life and of the church.

Understanding the Vatican call for reform of the LCWR

Blog Published: April 28, 2012

News and commentary about the doctrinal assessment of LCWR by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith abounds. How to understand the Vatican call for reform of the LCWR?

Resource for reflection on doctrinal assessment of LCWR

Blog Published: April 24, 2012

After the Vatican made its announcement about the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR ) last week, many Catholics expressed a desire to learn more about the doctrinal assessment and reflect on its meaning in light of theology, which Saint Anselm described as “faith seeking understanding.”

LCWR and the Vatican

Blog Published: April 20, 2012

It is impossible to miss the flood of social media updates and news articles that have made LCWR a household acronym. The Leadership Conference of Women Religious, a canonical organization representing the vast majority of Catholic Sisters in the United States, received notice by the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) that Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle will be overseeing a “renewal” of the organization.