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  • Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'

    Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'
    "You didn't really have (to) think much for yourself," a nun says of her early years, in the new documentary "Band of Sisters," which has its world premiere at the Siskel Film Center this week. "All that went unchanged for years and years and years — until Vatican II."
  • American nuns meet to discuss Vatican’s rebuke

     
    New York Times reporter Laurie Goodstein writes about the American nuns chastised by the Vatican for disobedience. The group meets this week in St. Louis: American nuns are preparing to assemble in St. Louis for a pivotal meeting at which they will try to...

    The Vatican: a Showtime series, a ‘60 Minutes’ report

     
    The selection of a new pope has put attention back on the Vatican, and television is responding. Showtime on Friday announced the selection of a pope for “The Vatican,” a new series from Ridley Scott (“Gladiator,” “The Good...

    Vatican praises Roman Catholic nuns in U.S. after investigation

    A Vatican report Tuesday paid glowing tribute to the social work carried out by America’s nuns, a sharp contrast to the Roman Catholic Church’s accusations that nuns had promoted “radical" feminist themes. The report, released at a...

    Vatican Report On U.S. Nuns Is Conciliatory; Connecticut Nun Led Fact-Finding

    Vatican Report On U.S. Nuns Is Conciliatory; Connecticut Nun Led Fact-Finding
    VATICAN CITY — A keenly awaited Vatican report on Roman Catholic nuns in the United States — completed under the leadership of a Connecticut nun — struck a conciliatory tone upon its release Tuesday, praising the nuns for their social...