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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 […]

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David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.

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  1. The solution is easy, as Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister of Erie, PA, advises, disband and start a new group without going canonical. Since Benedict and his men persist in practicing their misogyny, leave them, let them practice it on each other. The Sisters have always done more real work in sharing Jesus with others, anyway.