The Vatican, the Bishops, and the Nuns
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $12.95|
| Book Description: |
In April of 2012 the Vatican issued a harsh "doctrinal assessment" of the largest organization of Catholic sisters in the U.S., the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. The "assessment" was the culmination of a three-year investigation. Simultaneously, the Vatican had been conducting a visitation of 340 active (non-cloistered) congregations of U.S sisters. What do these developments mean?
This is the question Catholic scholar and activist Marian Ronan sets out to answer...