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  • 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.
  • 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...

    Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...

    'Comfort women' memorial highlights abuse worldwide

    To the editor: Residents of Glendale ought to be proud that their City Council voted to keep the "comfort women" memorial in the city's Central Park. ("Federal judge upholds 'comfort women' statue in Glendale park," Aug. 11) "Battering" of women...

    Obamacare lawsuit forces order of nuns into the public eye

    People recognized St. Jeanne Jugan by the begging basket she carried while walking down the roads of Brittany, in northwest France, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Going from door to door, Jugan would ask people for money, gifts —...