1. Tuesday: the conflict between the hierarchy of the Catholic Church and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. The church conducted a doctrinal assessment of the group, because of its “radical feminist views and positions not in agreement with the church’s teaching on human sexuality.”

    On the next Fresh Air, Terry Gross talks with Sister Pat Farrell, the president of the nun’s group. 

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  1. Where NPR Misses A Golden Opportunity To Reference Sister Act II: Back In The Habit In The Headline: For  the most part, these are grim days for Catholic nuns. Convents are  closing, nuns are aging and there are relatively few new recruits. But  in Nashville, Tenn., the conservative Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia  are seeing a boom in new young recruits. The average age of new entrants  is 23. View in High-Res

    Where NPR Misses A Golden Opportunity To Reference Sister Act II: Back In The Habit In The Headline: For the most part, these are grim days for Catholic nuns. Convents are closing, nuns are aging and there are relatively few new recruits. But in Nashville, Tenn., the conservative Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia are seeing a boom in new young recruits. The average age of new entrants is 23.

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