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Tag: catholic nuns

June
8th

RELIGION: Vatican denounces again

Re: “Vatican denounces nun over book on sexuality” (TNT, 6-6).

It looks like the leaders of my church are at it again. The article stated that the Vatican office said that the book by Sister Margaret A. Farley, “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics,” was “not consistent with authentic Catholic theology” and should not be used by Catholics.

I’m old enough to remember when the church not only told me what books not to read, but also what movies not to see under pain of sin and even not to read the Bible since as a layperson

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May
30th

RELIGION: Change in the Catholic Church

In June, the Affordable Care Act may be declared unconstitutional. Who then will provide for the health care of those who fall through the cracks of our health care system?

In the past, the Catholic nuns have taken on much of this burden. While Catholic bishops emphasize social judging and words used during liturgy, the nuns have been quietly doing works of social justice: providing pregnancy aid, food, clothing, housing, education and health care for those in need.

The Vatican report,” The Doctrinal Assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women,” attacks the nuns’ activities as a “crisis,” a “scandal” and

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