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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.

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.”

Trifecta of articles on U.S. Catholic Sisters

Blog Published: November 25, 2009

The magazine U.S. Catholic has just published three articles on U.S. Catholic Sisters. Each of them is a “must read”. I encourage you to take the time to read each one and then come on back here to offer your thoughts: what struck you? what do you have more questions about?

Investigation of U.S. Catholic Religious Sisters

Blog Published: October 7, 2009

The investigation of women religious (aka Catholic sisters or Catholic nuns) in the United States has raised many questions and concerns since it was first announced earlier this year. Here at A Nun’s Life Ministry, we’ve received a number of questions ...