LCWR move is puzzling even to those outside Catholicism

The Vatican’s treatment of LCWR (the Leadership Conference of Women Religious) has raised eyebrows outside the Church as well as within it.

In his column in NCR, Bill Tammeus, a Presbyterian elder, writes:

“Those of us outside of Catholicism find it unfathomable that the church … would exploit or disdain the women who have committed their lives to doing ministry in Christ’s sacred name. But that’s what the current controversy over the Vatican’s action says to many of us”.



Bill Tammeus writes the daily “Faith Matters” blog for The Kansas City Star‘s website and a monthly column for The Presbyterian Outlook.

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