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U.S. nuns’ group to fight censure from Vatican

By RACHEL ZOLL Published: June 3, 2012
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NEW YORK — The largest umbrella group for U.S. nuns on Friday broke weeks of near-silence on a stinging Vatican report that they had undermined Roman Catholic teaching, saying the inquiry was “flawed” and based on “unsubstantiated accusations” that were causing pain throughout the church.

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After the modernizing reforms of the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s, many sisters embraced Catholic teaching against war and nuclear weapons and for workers’ rights and shed their habits, while serving as hospital administrators, social workers and teachers. Many conservative Catholics long have complained that the sisters have grown too liberal and flout church teaching.

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