Irish American Sisters in the Struggle with the Vatican

June 29, 2012 at 4:31 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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As you have perhaps noticed (!!) I’ve been writing a good deal about the recent Vatican attack on US Catholic Sisters.

In this post, which appears in the June issue of the Philadelphia Irish newspaper, The Irish Edition, I discuss the roles played by Irish and Irish American Sisters in present and past struggles with the male leadership of the Catholic Church.



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  1. Janet Kalven, at age 99, agrees with you! Upon hearing that the US nuns had been castigated by Rome she immediately commented that it must be because the Vatican does not know how to relate to educated women. And she wondered how Rome could possibly believe that they can control 57,000 women.


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