Vatican to probe U.S. nuns’ dwindling numbers

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WASHINGTON-Prompted by a steep decline in the number of women entering the Catholic sisterhood in the U.S., the Vatican has ordered an unprecedented review of the nation’s 400 women’s religious congregations, officials announced here Friday (Jan. 30). The “Apostolic Visitation of Institutes of Women Religious in the United States,” officially began Friday, said Sister Eva-Maria […]

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