U.S. Catholic Nuns Upset Catholic Church Is Evil – Do They Not Read Papers?
So, they are upset they have been censured for doing good. FFs ladies, do you not read? The history of repression and lack of real Christian values has been evident in your church for centuries now. So don’t act all surprised when the vatican comes down hard on you for doing good. That is not what the Catholic church is about. Nor has it been for centuries now.
The American nuns who were harshly condemned by the Vatican in April as failing to uphold Catholic doctrine finally responded on Friday in their own strong terms, saying the Vatican’s assessment was based on “unsubstantiated accusations” and a “flawed process,” and has caused scandal, pain and polarization in the Roman Catholic Church.
The nuns issued a statement after six weeks of virtual silence, during which their religious communities across the country mulled over the Vatican’s startling pronouncement, and Catholics across the country rallied to support the nuns. The Vatican had announced it would dispatch three American bishops to lead a complete makeover of the sisters’ principal organization, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, which represents about 80 percent of American nuns.
After three days of discussion and prayer in Washington this week, the 21 national board members of the group decided they could not accept the Vatican’s verdict, and would send their president and executive director to Rome June 12 to open a dialogue with Vatican officials.
Sister Pat Farrell, president of the leadership conference, said in a telephone interview on Friday, “We do want to go and speak the truth as we understand it about our lives.”