LCWR president challenges notion that declining number of sisters is ‘somehow bad’
August 20, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: The religious superiors who belong to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious represent nearly 80% of the 44,000 religious sisters in the United States. Sister Sharlet Wagner, the Conference’s president, deplored “nativist populism” and commented on the declining numbers of American nuns: “The assertion that what’s happening is not our fault presupposes that what’s happening is somehow bad ... I challenge this assumption that the shifts taking place in religious life today are somehow wrong.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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