Tag Archives: Archbishop Sartain

Battle Ecclesiale

After a long pause in the LCWR versus bishops + CDF tussle, we have some new upset. David Gibson at RNS details a few recent salvos. The LCWR fired big, slating theologian Elizabeth Johnson for its Outstanding Leadership Award at … Continue reading

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A Little Confusing

dotCommonweal, linked the NYT feature on turmoil at Seattle’s Eastside Catholic. It’s like a chain of dominos: a married gay teacher, a chairman of the board, and this week, the president. The same president who supposedly offered divorce as a … Continue reading

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Private Meeting

Some of the NCRep commentariat seems disturbed that the LCWR-Archbishop Sartain meet-up was locked down and closed to the public. Before this became something of public interest, this was an ecclesial matter between the sisters’ leadership and the CDF + … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers in the College

I think we’re getting a flow of truth from one area in the upper hierarchy. Rock‘s Twitter feed had this link to Cardinal João Braz de Aviz’s displeasure with the lack of communication in the LCWR-CDF dust-up. Another good example … Continue reading

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