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  • St. Matthias' aging nuns move out and move on

    Sometime this month, the Sisters of Mercy will attend Mass, pray, and eat dinner together one last time at the St. Matthias convent in Bala Cynwyd.
  • Former Joliet bishop to preach at Cardinal George's funeral

    Former Joliet bishop to preach at Cardinal George's funeral
    Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, former leader of the Joliet Diocese, will return to the Chicago area this week to preach at the funeral of Cardinal Francis George. According to a spokesman for the Seattle Archdiocese, George invited Sartain...

    L.A.'s own radical nuns

    To the editor: Forty-five years ago last March, the Immaculate Heart sisters felt the brunt of male hierarchical power as the Los Angeles Archdiocese intruded into their lives, including their manner of dress and prayer and their freedom to choose...

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

    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...