She The People: Vatican


Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012

‘Nuns on the Bus’ take on Paul Ryan

NETWORK’s Sister Simone Campbell: “A small cadre of bishops ... feel called to politicizing our faith in a way that’s extremely partisan and narrow.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vatican, sister simone campbell, Network, Paul Ryan, affordable health care act, obama, catholic, social justice, politics, religion

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Is the Catholic ‘Fortnight for Freedom’ really a ‘Fortnight to Defeat Barack Obama?’

SHE THE PEOPLE | And what does a bishop have to do to lose his tax-exempt status around here, anyway?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:42 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fortnight for Freedom, religious freedom, American bishops, Catholics, Barack Obama, HHS, HHS mandate, contraceptive mandate, Archbishop William Lori, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, John Kerry, wafer wars, Vatican

Posted at 09:26 PM ET, 04/21/2012

In art and in life, nuns finally get their due

After a Vatican crackdown on U.S. sisters last week, the public reacted with an outpouring of sympathy and support.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:26 PM ET, 04/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  #WhatTheSistersMeanToMe, Catholic nuns, Vatican crackdown on nuns, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Dolores Hart, Christopher Durang, "God is the Bigger Elvis," "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You,", James Martin, Doubt, John Patrick Shanley

Posted at 09:33 PM ET, 04/19/2012

The instructive timing of the crackdown on nuns

COLUMN | On the same day, the Vatican announced it was one step closer to welcoming the ultra-traditionalists of the Society of St. Pius X back into the fold.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:33 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vatican, nuns, crackdown on nuns, Vatican crackdown, Simone Campbell, NETWORK, LCWR, Leadership Conference of Women's Religious, Obama, health care reform