Members of LCWR is calling on Pope Francis to repudiate the doctrine of discovery, a 15th-century policy justifying violence against indigenous people, who still suffer from the doctrine.
Global Sisters Report
The renewal and change following the Second Vatican Council has led to the issues women religious now face, Franciscan Sr. Nancy Schreck said Thursday.
Global Sisters Report: The distance from Seoul, South Korea, to Nashville, Tenn., is 6,927 miles, but some "sister sisters" here feel close to LCWR.
Truly listening to others and reflecting on their thoughts can change thinking from individualistic to what is best for the community, one speaker said.
The Vatican's congregation for religious developed eight questions for those in religious life, male and female, to consider for the upcoming Year for Consecrated Life.
"In this place of prayer, in this place of faith ... this place is a fertile ground to talk about our love of the Lord."
Commentary: It's been 10 years since SNAP began prodding LCWR to take action on abuse by women religious. It's been a frustrating and fruitless decade.
Global Sisters Report: "What is going to last is the confidence we’ve had in the people to affect their own destinies."
From Where I Stand: Not too long ago, the world barely noticed nuns. Now there is hardly an instance when the world does not notice them.
As the Leadership Conference of Women Religious prepare to gather, the group is on a precipice. What lies on either side, no one can say.