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Vatican overturns Texas bishop’s dismissal of Carmelite nun but backs his investigation

Monday, May 27th, 2024

The Vatican has overturned a Texas bishop’s dismissal of a Carmelite nun from her order after she was accused of breaking her vow of chastity with a priest, weighing in on a power struggle and scandal that drew national attention. The Dicastery for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life found in favour Read more

Carmelite nuns face dismissal over alleged sexual misconduct by superior

Monday, May 29th, 2023
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A Texas bishop has issued dismissal threats against an entire monastery of Carmelite nuns as he investigates sexual misconduct allegations by their superior. The Carmelite Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity, located in Arlington, Texas, is embroiled in a conflict with Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth. Olson claims to be investigating allegations of sexual Read more