Cardinal Seeks Truce in Fight between U.S. Nuns and Vatican’s Doctrinal Office / Religion News Service

A senior Vatican official on Tuesday (May 20) tried to defuse the damaging rift between the Vatican and U.S. nuns after a recent rebuke over obedience and doctrinal differences.

“Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, who heads the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life that oversees men’s and women’s religious orders, said there had been ‘sensitive times,’ but relations between religious orders and the Holy See remained ‘very close.'”

By Josephine McKenna, Religion News Service — Click here to read the rest of this story.

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  1. #1 by Jo dermody on July 2, 2018 - 1:29 PM

    I do not think the time has come to get rid of traditional nuns/sisters. In fact many more are needed.
    Nothing of value seems to come out of any clergy in Roma. Terrible leadership is roma’s claim to fame today. J.M.J.

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