The top 10 stories in order of popularity on NCRonline.org for August:
- Why they stay(ed), an essay by Sr. Sandra Schnieder
- NCR Today, the NCR group blog
- Women religious study to include 'soundness of doctrine,' by Tom Fox
- Vatican rejects Maryknoll brother elected as superior, by John L. Allen Jr.
- Scranton's Bishop Martino stepping down, by Tom Roberts (This was posted Aug. 28.)
- Under fire, women religious leaders gather in New Orleans, Tom Fox's reporting from the LCWR meeting
- U.S. women religious leadership, at the crossroads, essay by veteran religion journalist Ken Briggs
- Bishop decries 'combative tactics' of a minority of U.S. bishops, Tom Roberts interview with Bishop Sheehan of Santa Fe, N.M.
- Religious women question Vatican probe, an RNS report
- Vatican downplays report of planned liturgical reforms, a CNS report