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Statement from Archbishop J. Peter Sartain and Florence Deacon, OSF


November 12, 2012

[Baltimore, MD]  Archbishop J. Peter Sartain and LCWR president Sister Florence Deacon, OSF, have issued the following statement:

The three bishop delegates of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, Bishop Leonard P. Blair, and Bishop Thomas John Paprocki; the presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), Sister Florence Deacon, OSF; Sister Pat Farrell, OSF; and Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ; and LCWR executive director, Sister Janet Mock, CSJ, met Sunday, November 11, for preliminary discussions about the doctrinal assessment of LCWR by the CDF.

The discussion was open and cordial and those present agreed to meet again to continue the conversation.


Contact: Sister Annmarie Sanders, IHM – LCWR Director of Communications
301-588-4955 (office)
301-672-3043 (cell)


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