Articles for LCWR

What Must We As Vincentian Family Do?

With the disciples on the road to Emmaus, we are all struggling to make sense of the past few weeks since the murder of George Floyd.

Religious Life in the Future: What Might It Look Like

Part of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and Colorado Vincentian Volunteer Alum, Sister Jen Gordon prepared a fantastic talk for the 2012 gathering of Women Religious called 'Living on the Edge.' Treat yourself to her insightful perspective...   Sister...

Vatican issues final report of LCWR

Vatican issues final report of LCWR

Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic

Final report on US Nuns affirmative and realistic – The full text of the report of the Apostolic visitation

New leadership for LCWR

New leadership for LCWR - The nation’s largest group of religious sisters welcomed a new leader and said goodbye to another Friday. The NCR writes the following....The Leadership Conference of Women Religious held its transfer of leadership Friday afternoon,...

Cardinal affirms lack of consultation

Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, head of the Vatican's Congregation for Religious,  has dismissed claims from the Vatican that remarks he made to NCR about a controversial 2012 criticism of U.S. Catholic sisters were misinterpreted, saying he backs NCR's report as "very...

Cardinal kept out of loop on LCWR

The NCR reports candid remarks of Cardinal to 800+ leaders of women's communities gathered in Rome... "The controversial Vatican decision last year to place the main representative group of U.S. Catholic sisters under the control of bishops was made without...

Statement of the LCWR

Reading aloud from a prepared statement, which came after approval from the 900 sisters gathered at the assembly, LCWR’s president, Franciscan Sr. Pat Farrell, said LCWR membership wanted to use the occasion of the Vatican order “to explain to church leaders LCWR’s...

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