The Transformation of American Catholic Sisters
Radical changes have occurred in the personal and corporate lives of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States; in their institutions and ministries; in their relations with laity, clergy, and hierarchy; and in their presence in the public sphere. This book explores this transformation, the experiences that marked these changes, and more.
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