The Sisters of Mercy aren't McDonald's

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Religious congregations are not franchises of the Vatican "central office." More like families than corporations, sisters have different missions, needs, and styles of life.

When the Vatican investigation of U.S. women religious is discussed, two questions are asked repeatedly:

1) If religious have nothing to hide, why would they object to being investigated by the Vatican?