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Jun 4, 2012 12:21 PM by Joe Bevans

Vatican gives Nuns bad report

NEW YORK (AP) - The largest umbrella group for U.S. nuns has responded to a Vatican report accusing them of undermining Roman Catholic teaching, saying the inquiry was "flawed" and based on "unsubstantiated accusations." The Leadership Conference of Women Religious considered for six weeks how they should respond to the Vatican findings, which accused them of promoting "radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith," while failing to emphasize core teaching on abortion. The Vatican ordered a full-scale overhaul of the organization overseen by three American bishops.

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