May 9, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Sister Alice Matilda Nsiah says that Pope Francis’ decision to meet with her and other superiors general on Wednesday left them encouraged, grateful and proud to be Catholic.
May 8, 2013 - 10:01 am .- Pope Francis told leaders of women’s religious orders today that their vocations can only be recognized within the fold of the Church.
May 7, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Mother Dolores Hart, the woman who left her movie career to become a Benedictine nun, has released a new biography explaining her shift from a rising star in Hollywood to life as a cloistered religious.
Aug 14, 2012 - 04:40 pm .- The Leadership Conference of Women Religious has begun talks with the archbishop tasked with its reform, but says it will not make fundamental changes to its expression of consecrated religious life.
Jun 21, 2012 - 12:47 am .- Officers of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious said that their June 12 meeting with Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith officials was “difficult” because of “differing perspectives” but they were able to express their concerns “with openness and honesty.”
Jun 12, 2012 - 11:11 am .- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has described talks with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious as open and cordial.
Jun 12, 2012 - 04:28 am .- An expert on women religious in the U.S. said that a bus tour announced by religious sisters who belonging to a “progressive” social justice organization demonstrates the Vatican’s concerns about certain groups of women religious in the country.
Jun 1, 2012 - 04:35 pm .- Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle says he is dedicated to addressing concerns regarding the Leadership Conference of Women Religious “in an atmosphere of openness, honesty, integrity and fidelity to the Church’s faith.”
Jun 1, 2012 - 09:42 am .- The national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is arguing that the Vatican’s recent assessment of the organization was “based on unsubstantiated accusations and the result of a flawed process that lacked transparency.”
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