Friday, April 20, 2012

The Real Issue with the LCWR

You've probably heard this story in the news ("Vatican Orders Crackdown on Nuns") and were wondering what it's all about.

It's about this: why are nuns who promote social justice silent on the most important social justice issue of our day, the problem of legalized abortion?


CDF*said that the documentation “reveals that, while there has been a great deal of work on the part of LCWR promoting issues of social justice in harmony with the Church’s social doctrine, it is silent on the right to life from conception to natural death, a question that is part of the lively public debate about abortion and euthanasia in the United States.


*CDF= Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.


Read the whole thing here.

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