Posts Tagged ‘Sr Elizabeth Johnson’

Scholar says nuns, not hierarchy, are renewed post-Vatican II

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

A distinguished American feminist theologian says post-Vatican II renewal has not taken place in the Church’s hierarchy. Fordham University theologian Sr Elizabeth Johnson told an assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in Nashville that tension between the Vatican and women religious has historical, sociological and ecclesiastical roots. But a solution could be found, Read more

Vatican’s doctrine chief slams US religious women’s leadership

Friday, May 9th, 2014

The Vatican’s doctrine chief has told the leaders of 40,000 United States women religious that they are in danger of moving away from the Christian faith and the Church. In Rome on April 30, Cardinal Gerhard Müller objected to a growing “focus of attention” within the Leadership Conference of Women Religious on a concept called Read more

‘Doctrinal Responsibilities’: evenhanded, open and fair

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

After the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine had delivered its criticism of Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God by St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, theologians and boards of theological societies in the United States contested the content of the criticism and protested the manner of its formulation (NCR, Read more