- Dec 7, 2019
Several nuns serving women and girls in conflict areas have said that in their view, while seeking greater recognition and leadership in the Catholic Church is important, women’s empowerment is more than simply trying to move up, but is about encouragement at the local level.
One difficulty in getting those of us in the media to focus on subjects such as ecology, poverty and extractive industries in the Amazon is that it’s hard to know what the Catholic Church can really do about them.
A new letter from the global umbrella group of women religious has said the children of nuns must receive care, and acknowledged that in some cases, consecrated women will give their children up for adoption and return to their order.
The desert, Sister Pat Murray told the Leadership Conference of Women Religious Aug. 14, is where God works wonders.
Catholic sisters must face the reality that they have also been part of the sexual abuse scandal in the Church, said Holy Cross Sister Sharlet Wagner.
Women religious work hard to help immigrants coming across the border after they leave detention facilities.