Imagine you are a reasonably knowledgeable, faithful Catholic, comfortable in your own skin. How long would it take you to answer a few questions, such as: Can a woman be ordained a priest? Is homosexual activity wrong? Is abortion wrong? Is artificial contraception wrong? No. Yes. Yes. Yes. That was easy. Of course, much more can be said to explain these answers, but they are correct answers.
Unless you are Sister Pat Farrell, president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which represents religious congregations comprising some 80% of the women religious in the United States. In April, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a...READ MORE