More of a conversation with Mother Millea

Apostolic visitator Mother Mary Clare Millea (right) and president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious Franciscan Sr. Marlene Weisenbeck at a Jan. 14 reception opening the "Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America" exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. (Ben Sullivan)

Last week, we posted an interview by NCR senior correspondent John L. Allen Jr. of Mother Mary Clare Millea, the sister in charge of a Vatican-sponsored apostolic visitation of women religious in America. Here are more excerpts from that interview.

These questions and answers all come from the same Feb. 16 interview with Millea at the U.S. headquarters of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Hamden, Connecticut.

Read the second part of Allen's interview with Mother Millea here: More snippets from a conversation with Mother Millea

Read the first part of Allen's interveiw: Mother Millea speaks about the visitation

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