Leadership Conference of Women Religious

New Archbishop Jose Gomez poses for photos with nuns from the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of L.A. outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Feb. 27, 2011 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Wally Skalij - Pool/Getty Images)

Largest American Nun Group Calls Stinging Vatican Report ‘Flawed’

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.