Cardinal William Levada

August 14, 2012

Leadership Conference of Women Religious Meet Amid Vatican Dialogue

Sisters promise to 'proceed with these discussions ... but will reconsider if LCWR is forced to compromise the integrity of its mission.'

July 2, 2012

Bishop Müller Appointed New Prefect of CDF

June 13, 2012

Society of St. Pius X Leader Meets With Cardinal Levada; Reunion Imminent?

A consultor to the Congregration for the Doctrine of the Faith says Pope Benedict's response to the document that would bring about reconciliation should be received by the SSPX superior general very soon.

June 12, 2012

Vatican Describes Talks With U.S. Sisters as 'Open And Cordial'

June 4, 2012

Vatican Publishes Judgment Against Sexual Ethics Book

Sister Margaret Farley’s text ‘cannot be used as a valid expression of Catholic teaching,’ states a notification likely to fuel debate over the obligations of Catholic women religious.

June 4, 2012

What’s Going on With the LCWR?


April 19, 2012

Holy See Mandates Reform of U.S. Women Religious’ Conference

April 18, 2012

Vatican Calls for Reform of the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women’s Religious

Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain is appointed to oversee the renewal.

May 20, 2011

On Sex Abuse, the Buck Stops With the Bishops

News analysis: The Vatican confirms that bishops bear ultimate responsibility for dealing with clerical perpetrators. A recent scandal sheds some light on how that responsibility is being carried out.

May 16, 2011

Vatican Letter on Dealing with Clerical Sex Abuse - Full Text