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Archbishop Sartain praises contributions of women religious in US

April 24, 2012

Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle, who has been named by the Vatican to lead a reform of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), has praised “the wonderful contribution of religious women in the United States.”

The archbishop said that consecrated religious life is “a wonderful witness to the world,” and noted that he had personally seen the enormous impact of the work of religious women. He promised that in leading the reform of the LCWR he would “work in a way that shows our continued love and support for their extraordinary contribution.”


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