The head of the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious told nuns worldwide on Saturday that “serious misunderstandings” exist between Vatican officials and Catholic sisters, while on Sunday, the head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Religious, Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, claimed he was neither consulted, nor had prior knowledge of the Vatican’s decision to place the LCWR under the control of bishops.
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- LCWR Head to Global Sisters: ‘Serious Misunderstandings’ with Vatican
- Vatican Religious Prefect: ‘I Was Left Out of LCWR Finding’