Skip to comments.LCWR Having a Bad Day. Vatican Names Archbishop Delegate to Continue Watching LCWR and Network
Posted on 04/18/2012 11:52:30 AM PDT by marshmallow
It is a bad day for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR subsidiary of The Magisterium of Nuns).
If the SSPX gets chilled Veuve, this one might get dunno a big chocolate cake?
I save some milkfat from my clarified butter and it is fantastic on popcorn. That seems appropriate.
From the USCCB:
Vatican Names Archbishop Sartain To Lead Renewal Of LCWR
April 18, 2012
Critiques doctrinal aspects of LCWR assemblies, publications
Faults work with Network social justice lobby, financial, legal Resource Center
Calls for advisory group of bishops, sisters and other experts to assist in renewal
WASHINGTONThe Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has called for reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and named Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle as its Archbishop Delegate for the initiative.Bishop Leonard Blair and Bishop Thomas John Paprocki also were also named to assist in this effort.
The CDF outlined the call in a Doctrinal Assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (HERE), released April 18. The document outlines findings of the 2008 CDF-initiated doctrinal assessment of LCWR, conducted by Bishop Leonard Blair of Toledo, Ohio, which included his findings and an LCWR response submitted at the end of 2009, as well as a subsequent report from Bishop Blair in 2010.
A statement by Cardinal William Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, is also available at HERE.
The 2010 report included documentation on the content of LCWRs Mentoring Leadership Manual and also on the organizations associated with the LCWR, namely Network andthe Resource Center for Religious Institutes, CDF said. Network is a social justice lobby founded by nuns. [Watch 'em shout "We're NOT nuns! We're SISTERS!"] The Resource Center provides religious orders with........
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Not a bad day. The SSPX issue seems to be moving in the right direction and the LCWR gets some incoming.
Gotta love Pope Benedict — cleaning house.
God bless him!
I think he realizes the time is limited, too.
Pope Benedict’s 85th birthday present to the US Catholic Church.
When he first became pope I was MISLED by his appearance. He looked old, tired, frail and weak.
Those who knew him and knew of him called him the PANZER POPE, with a TOWERING intellect and a backbone of TEMPERED STEEL.
Now when I look at him I see the look in his eyes. :o) He is well named. What a wonderful gift by God to us, so needed at this time in the world. He does the office of Peter credit.