San Diego County Chapter
San Diego CA
Dear Members and Friends,
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) will be
holding their annual assembly in Nashville during the coming
week. This assembly will have to discern a course between
independence of conscience and mission integrity for women
religious and acceding to Vatican demands to have all their
significant decisions approved by an archbishop appointed by the
Vatican to oversee “reform” of LCWR. (Details here.)
The assembly will conclude with presentation of LCWR’s
Outstanding Leadership Award to distinguished theologian Dr.
Elizabeth Johnson, a selection sharply criticized by Cardinal
Muller, Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of
the Faith (CDF).
We can show our continued support for the Sisters at this
critical juncture without even leaving our homes by taking some
Read the column Cry
out, sisters; cry out
by Benedictine Sisters Joan Chittister and Mary Lou Kownacki
posted yesterday in the National Catholic Reporter online,
and join in their prayers to guide the LCWR assembly to
speak truth to authority fearlessly.
email to LCWR today,
so the Sisters will know as they begin their assembly that
we support them and they are speaking for us.
Wear your I Stand
With The Sisters button to Mass on Sunday.
Hopefully it may start conversations that result in further
expressions of support for the Sisters.
Sign the Nun Justice Project
to Pope Francis urging
him to remove the unjust mandates CDF has imposed on LCWR.
We have been giving public support to the Sisters in their
struggle against authoritarian oppression for two years. Let's
help them see the job through to conclusion.
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