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Vatican's Doctrine Chief Blasts U.S. Nuns for Disobedience
Originally Posted: 05/05/2014 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

Catholic nuns in the U.S. have been thumbing their nose at Rome’s demands to toe the doctrinal line and they need to obey or face serious consequences, the Vatican’s enforcer of orthodoxy said in a surprisingl ...

Baby Boomer Nuns Help Revolutionize Health Care
Originally Posted: 01/02/2013 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

Since Vatican II American Nuns have worked to fill in the gaps of the American health care system. A new documentary chronicles how these nuns changed the Catholic Church's social justice movement. ...

Nuns on the Bus Hits Rep. Paul Ryan's Wisconsin Office
Originally Posted: 06/21/2012 - 8:51am | Type: Blog

When the Nuns on the Bus pulled up in front of Rep. Paul Ryan’s home office in Janesville, Wis., earlier this week, they were challenging the theological rationale he has been using for his budget plan that ha ...

American Nuns Call Vatican Talks ‘Difficult’
Originally Posted: 06/19/2012 - 8:10am | Type: Blog

Relations between the Vatican and the American nuns who are under investigation seem to be worsening after the sisters said on June 18 that initial discussions with Rome about a resolution to their standoff we ...

Scary Nuns Terrify the Vatican
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 11:57am | Type: Blog

The Vatican has always been scared of forceful nuns. Even (and perhaps especially) the three female doctors of the church made prelates nervous. The Vatican has always been scared ...

A Killing Machine
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Two long pieces this weekend described "one hell of a killing machine," and "the dark matter Two long pieces this weekend described "one hell of a killing m ...