LCWR crackdown more complicated than ‘Rome vs. America’

In one sense it is correct to say that the crackdown on the LCWR would seem to be “Rome vs. America”, in that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has declared that the Leadership Conference of Women Religious needs renewing.

But, says John L Allen Jr in his National Catholic Reporter column, “At least part of the original momentum for the overhaul actually came from America, not Rome”.

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