She The People: nuns

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Before there were “nuns on a bus,” there was Sister Corita Kent

God was written all over her work, literally. Yet she wound up in trouble with a cardinal she called “Bishop Wrong.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sister Corita Kent, Corita Kent, nuns on a bus, Catholics, Obama health care mandate, Pope Benedict XVI, Fortnight for Freedom, Daniel Berrigan, Dale Loy

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