And Monica was continually saying, what are we doing this for. It was about civil rights. Copyright Los Angeles Times. When in her thirties in San Antonio, she became aware of feminism and lesbianism and recognized her own lesbian identity. Afterwards, Charlotte drafted a proposal to her provincial order, requesting a year off to work with Jeannine Gramick in Washington, D. Monica and Peg reached a point where they could no longer stay in the church as nuns.
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Please, subscribe or login to access full text content. It's really about processes, feelings and growth. They are denied basic human dignity," Sister Jeannine told me with an angry tinge to her voice. Carlini and Galluzi were both self-designated visionaries and highly regarded by their religious and secular communities, but each was subject to suspicion and close scrutiny by church hierarchy. To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us. Alexander Schuster, lawyer of the teacher who preferred to stay anonymous, added that:
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The two brides said that they have not lost their faith and would not otherwise have wanted to leave the church. In early , the Vatican convened a three-member US-based committee headed by Bishop Adam Joseph Maida, the archbishop of Detroit, to render an official judgment on Sister Jeannine's gay ministry. It is a memoir and not a titillating romance. Gramick and Nugent chose different responses to the Vatican directives. Venus in the Cloister: In particular, this remains the case for the more conservative pockets of Irish society and especially the Catholic Church.