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Nothing Wrong with American Nuns a Decade Won't Fix

Philip Lawler writes at Catholic Culture "How the Vatican can restore trust among American nuns: Just wait a bit:

While he was prefect of the Congregation for Religious, Cardinal Franc Rodé began an apostolic visitation of women's religious orders in the US, motivated by the concern that many communities had "simply acquiesced to the disappearance of religious life" while others were drifting away from the universal Church. But now Cardinal Rodé is gone, the Congregation for Religious is under new management. Today the new leadership concentrates on reassuring American women religious. The goal now, it seems, is not to have American religious communities that the Vatican can trust, but to have a Vatican that the women religious can trust.
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