Belief Bytes: Friday’s Religion News Roundup

Peoria Bishop Daniel R. Jenky. Photo via Religion News Service.

Here is your Religion News Roundup for today:

By David Gibson
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission

“Nuns on the run? The Vatican’s crackdown on the main leadership organization for women religious continues to generate wide interest, and sympathy for the sisters.

The Rev. Jim Martin’s Twitter campaign on their behalf is going viral: #WhatSistersMeanToMe

Canon lawyers say the nuns may not have many legal options for keeping the Leadership Conference of Women Religious viable.

Pope Benedict could make their life easier, but does this takeover mean he’s reverting to form?

Read the rest of the article here.

-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values News intern


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