Vatican Standoff with the LCWR Finally Ends

April 17, 2015

Christian Feminism Today celebrates wonderful news from Rome.

“The Vatican has abruptly ended its takeover of the main leadership group of American nuns [Leadership Council of Women Religious] two years earlier than expected, allowing Pope Francis to put to rest a confrontation started by his predecessor that created an uproar among American Catholics who had rallied to the sisters’ defense.”

Read more on the New York Times.

Official Vatican news report.

Leadership Council of Women Religious website.

 

Lē Isaac Weaver
Lē Weaver identifies as a non-binary writer, musician, and feminist spiritual seeker. Their work draws attention to: the ongoing trauma experienced by women and LGBTQIA people in this “Christian” society; Christ/Sophia’s desire that each of us move deeper into our own practice of non-violence; and the desperate need to move away from an androcentric conception of God.

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