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Pope stands firm on reforming
"radical feminist" U.S. nuns

Reuters, by Philip Pullella

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Posted By:nota bene, 4/15/2013 9:27:22 PM

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has reaffirmed the Vatican´s criticism of a body that represents U.S. nuns which the Church said was tainted by "radical" feminism, dashing hopes he might take a softer stand with the sisters. Francis´s predecessor, Benedict, decreed that the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), a group that represents more than 80 percent of the 57,000 Catholic nuns in the United States, must change its ways, a ruling which the Vatican said on Monday still applied. Last year, a Vatican report said the LCWR had "serious doctrinal problems" and promoted

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 4/15/2013 9:37:03 PM     (No. 9277377)

Good!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/15/2013 9:47:17 PM     (No. 9277388)

please oh please!!!! I miss the old nuns. I can´t stand these "feminist" man-like nuns screaming for social justice. Yuck! Give me a kindly woman who has truly dedicated her heart, soul and life to God to help individuals and do good QUIET works. I think I am going to like this Pope!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: plumnellie, 4/15/2013 9:54:37 PM     (No. 9277403)

Whew. One never knows what will be a new Pope´s take on things but if he is firm from the start on such an important issue we can have hope that this Pope is going to be a good one.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: on fire, 4/15/2013 10:02:39 PM     (No. 9277418)

Amen!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: columba, 4/15/2013 10:31:51 PM     (No. 9277481)

The mainstream media has been portraying Pope Francis as different from and milder than Benedict XVI.
They are about to learn the TRUTH: Francis is a Catholic.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JustRight, 4/15/2013 10:56:41 PM     (No. 9277504)

He will be seen as really strong when he tosses from the church the abortion and pervert marriage backing so called "Catholic"
politicians. He could start with Biden; Pelosi; Mikulski; O´Malley and work his way through the whole crew of phonies.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shells, 4/15/2013 11:01:07 PM     (No. 9277513)

The Holy Spirit sent us a great man.

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