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The Long Hand of the Law


Three sisters' communities have so far been subpeonaed  by the Vatican for questioning after a supposedly amicable treaty ended the barbed investigation of U.S. religious orders. It seems to show that for Rome at least, the prosecution had not actually rested its case. Who knows how many more communities might be subjected to more grilling for allegedly violating hierarchical "standards." In time honored fashion, the suspects are expected to show obeisance by trekking to the seat of their inquisitors.


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