07 Jun '12, 9am

Dispatches From The War On Women: American Nuns Hit The Road | Care2 Causes

Dispatches From The War On Women: American Nuns Hit The Road | Care2 Causes

. First they find themselves the target of attacks by the Vatican over their doctrinal fidelity and divided loyalties–the nuns spend most of their time on social justice issues like serving the poor while the bishops prefer to lobby against health insurance and hide pedophiles. But rather than slink away quietly as Rome told them to, they’ve decided to take their message directly to the flock. That’s right. A busload of nuns is taking a nine-state tour to highlight the social justice work they do. The tour will coincide with the bishop’s “Fortnight of Freedom” protest and organized civil disobedience around the health care bill– a week of openly and actively fighting for the right to deny lifesaving medical care based on personal prejudice. There really couldn’t be a starker contrast in approaches and positions then the bishops vs. the nuns. My money is on the nuns.

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