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CDF tightens curbs on US nuns

08 May 2014 | by Abigail Frymann Rouch | Comments: 0

United States

THE PREFECT of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has rebuked the organisation that represents most American nuns for honouring a sister whose work it deems “seriously inadequate” and for promoting ideas “opposed to Christian revelation”.In both instances, Cardinal Gerhard Müller said the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) had alienated itself further from the US bishops. Addressing the LCWR presidency in Rome, Cardinal Müller told officials they would not be completely free to determine whom they invite to speak to meetings or whom they honour with awards.The LCWR represents more than 80 per cent of the 57,000 religious sisters in the United States. In 2012, the CDF published the results of a three-year investigation into t ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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