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LCWR calls on Trump to stop ‘divisive and polarizing rhetoric’

LCWR calls on Trump to stop ‘divisive and polarizing rhetoric’

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Delegates at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious’ annual assembly, meeting in Scottsdale, approved a letter to be sent to President Donald Trump asking that he stop using “divisive and polarizing rhetoric.”

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$28 million distributed to religious orders to care for aging members

$28 million distributed to religious orders to care for aging members

Orders of women and men religious received, collectively, $28 million in financial help from the National Religious Retirement Office, the umbrella group that coordinates the annual Retirement Fund for Religious campaign in parishes and dioceses nationwide.

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LCWR expresses ‘profound sadness’ over AP story on abuse of nuns globally

LCWR expresses ‘profound sadness’ over AP story on abuse of nuns globally

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious issued a statement in response to an Associated Press story describing rape and abuse of nuns by priests worldwide.

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Women religious advised to stop focusing on dwindling numbers

Women religious advised to stop focusing on dwindling numbers

| Soli Salgado | August 14, 2017 | 18 Comments

Sister Mary Pellegrino, outgoing president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, urged participants at the group’s annual assembly in Orlando not to focus on dwindling numbers of women religious but instead on the communion they have with each other.

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