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Catholic Conversations: Nuns on the Papal Transition

Wednesday, March 06, 2013


As the Catholic Church begins the process of selecting its next leader, WNYC's Amy Eddings is hosting conversations with Catholics to find out what anxieties, concerns and hopes they have during this time of transition.  We're hearing this week from two nuns.

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Vatican Reprimands American Nuns for Promoting 'Radical Feminist Themes'

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

The largest and most influential group of Catholic nuns in the United States has been reprimanded by the Vatican for promotingradical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith.Sister Simone Campbell is the executive director of NETWORK, a national catholic social justice lobby cited in the Vatican document for wrongdoing. She describes her shock at Rome's claims and defends her lobby's work.

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